HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One Houston driver is lucky to be alive after crashing into the back of an 18-wheeler Monday night.
Deputies say the wreck happened on the North Freeway near Rankin around 11 p.m.
According to investigators, a big rig was parked on the shoulder of the freeway when a car slammed into it, splitting the vehicle in half.
The driver of the car was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.
Car split in half after driver slams into 18-wheeler on North Freeway