A Lamborghini bought brand new just 20 minutes earlier has been written off in a motorway crash.
It had come screeching to a halt in the motorway’s outside lane due to a mechanical failure when a van ploughed into the back of it, police say.
Neither driver was seriously hurt but the crash, at 1pm on Wednesday close to the town of Ossett, resulted in part of the southbound carriage way being closed for nearly two hours.
“It’s only a car,” noted West Yorkshire Police’s roads unit in a tweet. “But on this occasion a 20 minute old brand new Lamborghini…#couldhavecried.”
Social media users poked fun at the Lamborghini's unfortunate owner.
One tweeted: “Let’s hope they took out insurance!”
The motorist has not been identified and it is not known where the Lamborghini Huracan Spyder was bought.
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