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Ferrari owner crashes €240k car, then flees

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Ferrari owner crashes €240k car, then flees
Police found the driver a number of hours after the incident and suspect that he may have been drunk.Photo: Twitter
17:12 CET+01:00
The driver of a 458 Italia Ferrari supercar, valued at a minimum of €240,000, crashed into a skip in the centre of the Spanish capital on Sunday night then abandoned the scene – and his car – according to witnesses.

Police suspect that the man may have been driving under the influence of alcohol.

He was discovered some hours later by municipal officers, claiming that he had been disorientated by the crash.

Spanish daily El Mundo reported that the car was a certain write-off due to the damage it had sustained.

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Witnesses stated that it had been travelling at high speed and attempting to swerve around another vehicle when it had slammed into a rubbish skip, triggering the Ferrari’s airbags.

They added that the driver got out of the car in a confused state and left the scene on foot.

He has reportedly been fined and is waiting to discover if he will face further charges for motoring infractions.

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