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One person is fighting for his life after his car slammed into a tree in north Huntsville.

Around 3:30 a.m. Huntsville Police responded to a single-vehicle accident at the intersection of Meridian Street and Baxter Avenue. 

The accident left emergency crews in awe at the severity of the impact.  The vehicle was cut in two.

HEMSI paramedics rushed the driver to Huntsville Hospital with life-threatening injuries.

 Huntsville Police say excessive speed was a factor.