Car splits into two after drunk driver hit another car; everyone survives

16 October 2016, 07:52 AM
Representative Image - File Photo
Representative Image - File Photo

In a shocking incident, a speeding car smashed into another car on Long Island in New York, causing the hit car to split in half. Reportedly the driver was drunk when the mishap happened. 

Miraculously, nobody suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police say Dustin Brandon was driving a Mercedes-Benz convertible on the night of October 14 when he collided with a Mazda Miatain Rockville Centre.

The impact caused the Mercedes to overturn and the Mazda was cut in half. Brandon and his 25-year-old female passenger had to be extricated from the Mercedes. He suffered head and leg injuries. She suffered a lower leg injury.

The driver of the Mazda suffered internal injuries. They were all transported to a hospital.

Police charged Brandon with DWI, reckless driving and other charges. It wasn't immediately known if he had a lawyer who could comment on the charges. 

First Published: Sunday, October 16, 2016 07:26 AM
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