The windshield and roof of this pick-up truck was destroyed after a wheel separated from another car travelling southbound on Highway 400 on Monday, August 3, 2020 (Courtesy OPP)

The OPP Highway Safety Division says three people are lucky to be alive after a wheel smashed the windshield of their pick-up truck while travelling on Highway 400.

Police say it happened around 12:30 p.m. on Monday near Innisfil Beach Road, north of Highway 89.

Lucky to be alive after a wheel separated from a vehicle travelling SB on #Hwy400, bounced into the NB lanes and collided with a pick up truck. 3 occupants in the truck were taken to hospital, fortunately no serious injuries. #CheckYourNuts pic.twitter.com/opvBS8Pifz

— OPP Highway Safety Division (@OPP_HSD) August 3, 2020

According to police, the wheel separated from a vehicle travelling southbound on Highway 400, bounced into the northbound lane and collided with the pick-up truck.

All three people in the truck were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

There is no word if charges will be laid.