BALDWIN, N.Y. (WENY) -- A man is lucky to walk away with just minor injuries after a severe crash which totaled a car in Chemung County on Thursday evening.

According to police, the driver was speeding near the intersection of Draught Hill Road and Monkey Run Road in Baldwin, when he lost control around 5:15 p.m.

The driver was able to climb out of the wreckage through a large opening created by the crash. The driver had minor injuries like bumps and bruises.

His identity was not released.