Driver Miraculously Survives Crash That Split His Car in Two

Driver Miraculously Survives Crash That Split His Car in Two One driver is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his car and struck a tree causing it to split in two. (Facebook)

A Florida man is lucky to be alive after a terrifying car accident that split his car in half.

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Cops say Carlos Pino, 20, was wearing his seatbelt when he lost control of his car on Tuesday night.

The Winter Haven Police Department explained on Facebook: “He started to slide on the wet roadways as he negotiated the curve. Pino over-corrected losing control of the vehicle and he started to skid sideways. Ultimately, the vehicle struck a curb and left the roadway."


A Winter Haven man has survived a horrific crash that split his vehicle in two when he slid off the roadway hitting a...

Posted by Winter Haven Police Department on Wednesday, September 30, 2015


After veering off the road, his car smashed into a tree.

The police continued: "The impact of the crash caused the vehicle to split in two with the front engine compartment on one side of the tree and the vehicle’s cab coming to a rest on the opposite side of the tree."

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No other vehicles were involved in the crash.

Police said the wet roadway and speed appeared to have been a factor in the accident and that an investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed.

The driver was airlifted to a regional hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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