Ferrari driver wrecks £200,000 supercar by ploughing into trees 'after accelerator gets stuck'

The £200,000 Ferrari hit a house (SWNS)

Car lovers, look away.

These photographs show the trail of destruction left by an out-of-control Ferrari, which ploughed into the front garden of a suburban house.

The driver of the Ferrari 458 Spider, worth around £200,000, said the supercar’s throttle got stuck, causing the vehicle to crash into a bush.

The car knocked down two bollards and was badly damaged during the accident in Bath, Somerset, at 7.40am on Saturday.

The homeowner, who asked to remain anonymous, said: “My husband and son were awake and heard the crash.

No one was injured in the crash (SWNS)
The Ferrari hit two bollards before ended up in a bush (SWNS)

“It woke me up and I ran straight down, checked the driver was OK, phoned the police and made the driver a cup of tea.

“The driver said the throttle stuck on and he couldn’t slow down to take the roundabout.

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“He lost control and went across the pavement, flattened two bollards that the council put in and went through all my recycling and rubbish – luckily not a person.”

The supercar’s driver said the throttle got stuck (SWNS)
Ferrari crash

Police attended the scene and the Ferrari 458 Spider was later recovered around 12.30pm.

The woman added: “It’s a main walkway from Batheaston to Bathford. Even at the early time of the crash, there were joggers, people walking dogs, people walking to work.”

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