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Car split completely in half after crash; everyone survives

AP  |  Rockville Centre 

Police say a speeding drunken driver smashed into another car on Long Island in New York, causing the hit car to split in half.

Miraculously, nobody suffered life-threatening injuries.

Police say Dustin Brandon was driving a Mercedes-Benz convertible Friday night when he collided with a Miata in Rockville Centre. The impact caused the to overturn and the was cut in half.

Brandon and his 25-year-old female passenger had to be extricated from the He suffered head and leg injuries. She suffered a lower leg injury.

The driver of the 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.

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First Published: Sun, October 16 2016. 01:48 IST