2 taken to hospital after car crashes into tree, splits in half

Speed was apparently factor, authorities say


PALM BAY, Fla. – Two people were taken to the trauma center at Holmes Regional Medical Center on Sunday after the car they were driving in crashed into a tree, according to Palm Bay Fire Rescue. 

The accident happened on Bayside Lakes Boulevard, where the car struck a tree and split in half, according to authorities. 

Speed was apparently a factor, authorities said.