Watch eyewitness' video post as car slams into pole in Valencia Carnival Monday

One man is lucky to be alive after the car he was driving slammed into a pole along the Valencia Stretch between Valencia and Sangre Grande.

A video posted by am eyewitness shows the car split in half, with piece of it wrapped around the post while the over half rests a few metres away.

The details of the accident are not yet entirely clear but the persons filming the video says the driver is alive.

Police have issued several warnings about drinking and driving as well as exceeding the speed limit.

It is not known how the accident occurred.

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