12/01/2012 10:17 EST | Updated 01/31/2013 05:12 EST

Man escapes tangled car wreckage

Early this morning a car was ripped in half after it struck a pole on the West Island.

At 3:40 a.m. Saturday morning, a driver lost control of his car while heading north on des Sources Boulevard near Hymus Boulevard.

The driver, 23, only suffered minor injuries.