Car ripped in half in crash on Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- At least one person has serious injuries in a violent crash on the city's east side.

Police said a one car was travelling at a high rate of speed on Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard when the driver lost control and clipped another car near 45th Street. One of those cars then left the roadway and hit a tree.

The impact split the car in half.

One victim, a man in his 50s, was reportedly taken to an area hospital in serious but stable condition.