Car split in half after driver slams into 18-wheeler on North Freeway

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.
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