Moment £500,000 Ferrari smashed head-on into row of five parked cars – as police hunt driver of 211mph supercar who climbed out of wreckage and fled
- Ferrari SF90 was involved in crash on Hagley Road, Halesowen, West Midlands
- The luxury Italian car, which has top speeds of 211mph, crashed on Wednesday
- Pictures show the £500,000 high-performance vehicle in a crumpled mess
- West Midlands Police say they are now hunting the driver, who fled the scene
This is the moment a driver smashed a £500,000 Ferrari supercar into a row of five parked vehicles before fleeing the scene.
Home CCTV footage shows some of the cars – parked several metres apart on a residential street – collide with another in a split second as the Ferrari ploughs into them.
The driver, dressed in a t-shirt and shorts, can be seen frantically trying both doors before clambering out of the driver seat window and scurrying away.
Photographs show the badly damaged Ferrari SF90 after the crash in Halesowen, near Birmingham, West Midlands, on Wednesday, May 26.
The luxury Italian motor – which can reach speeds of up to 211mph and was once dubbed the ‘quickest car of the decade’ by MotorTrend – was discovered at the scene by emergency crews.
Photographs released by the fire service show the badly-damaged Ferrari SF90 (pictured) after it was involved in the crash on Hagley Road, Halesowen, West Midlands
A gutted motorist has been left counting the cost after their £500,000 Ferrari supercar (pictured) was involved in head-on smash
The driver of the vehicle was not present at the scene, according to the fire service, and police say they are now attempting to locate them.
Pictures show how the front end of the vehicle, which can accelerate from 0-124mph in 6.7 seconds, was left a crumpled mess, while bits of the car can also be seen strewn over the road.
Nobody is believed to have been injured in the collision.
A spokesperson for West Midlands Police said: ‘We’re investigating after a red Ferrari hit a number of parked cars in Hagley Road, Halesowen last night (Wednesday) at around 7.40pm.
‘Officers attended and found the vehicle had been abandoned and no injuries were reported to us.
‘We made a search of the area and spoke to a number of witnesses but were unable to locate the driver.
‘The car has been seized and our work to identify and trace the driver continues.
‘Anyone with information can message us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk, quoting log 3595 of 25 May, or call 101.’
One social media user replied: ‘Obviously too powerful for somebody to handle.’
Another added: ‘Looks nasty, how gutted would you be?? Hope everyone is ok.’
A third wrote: ‘That’s gonna cost some serious money to put right. I’d be devastated, that car cost more than my house.’
Haden Cross Fire Station shared the images on Twitter and wrote: ‘RTC Hagley Road, Halesowen- White Watch attended. Please be careful when out and about’
West Midlands Fire and Rescue Service said the driver had left the scene by the time crews arrived.
A spokesman said: ‘Shortly before 7.45pm on Wednesday 25 May we responded to Hagley Road, Halesowen, where a car had been in collision with five parked vehicles.
‘Two fire engines and 10 firefighters attended, from Haden Cross and Billesley fire stations. The first crew arrived five minutes after being mobilised.
‘The driver of the car had left the scene before we arrived. We made the vehicle safe and left the incident in the hands of the police at 8.45pm.’
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