Rented Lamborghini Huracan crashed onto another vehicle by a young driver in Washington

Article by Christian A., on August 19, 2017

What could be a bad day for a young man? Crashing a Lamborghini Huracan would be. What could be worse? The Lamborghini Huracan isn’t his.

According to a report by Q13 Fox, a 23-year old man in Edmonds, Washington, crashed a rented Lamborghini Huracan onto another vehicle. While the one who rented the supercar was his brother – for a family event in Edmonds -- this careless driver thought it was okay to play with the law.

Around 11:30 pm of August 13, 2017, police officers tapped to patrol the Taste of Edmonds festival saw a female passenger holding a beer while leaning out of the passenger window of a white Lamborghini Huracan. This prompted the police officers to attempt pulling over the Huracan. Unfazed initially, police officers tried to pursue the Huracan. Unfortunately for them, the white Huracan proved to be too fast to be caught up, so police officers gave up the chase, citing speed and safety reasons. However, what ultimately stopped the white Huracan weren’t police officers but an accident some time later.

After the initial chase, the male driver managed to speed away and even ran a number of stop signs in the downtown area. Minutes later, the white Lamborghini Huracan rear ended another vehicle, effectively ending the adventure of the driver and his 20-year old lady companion. Both the driver and the passenger have been taken into police custody. The driver was booked for DUI and for attempting to elude a police vehicle. The passenger, meanwhile, was booked for being a minor in possession of alcohol.

The white Lamborghini Huracan received some serious damage on the front end, in particular on its left side. The collision totaled the left front fascia, the left side of the bonnet, the left headlights and a number of components. While the people in the other vehicle were visibly shaken, they weren’t injured. The Lamborghini Huracan was being rented for $1,300 a day. Now, it’s to be expected that the operator or owner will demand considerable compensation from the careless driver.

With a base price of around $240,000 in the United States, the Lamborghini Huracan is powered by 5.2 liter V10 engine that delivers around 601 hp of max output and around 413 pound-feet of peak torque. This power level is enough to send the Huracan – which name is derived from a Spanish fighting bull – sprinting from zero to 62 mph (100 km/h) in just 3.2 seconds and achieving a top speed of 202 mph (325 km/h). It is no wonder then that the police officers gave up the chase too soon.

Source: q13fox.com via Edmonds Police Department

If you liked the article, share on:

Comments

Recommended

If you had $300,000 in your pocket, would you go for a brand new Rolls Royce or a mini mansion on wheels? Not a lot of people are into RVs...
by - January 19, 2018
If you are looking for an awesome car, look no further than the BMW M4. But if you want something more exclusive than that, then you can opt for the...
by - January 8, 2018
This just in: China has banned a huge load of cars being produced locally because they do not meet the country’s emissions and fuel consumption requirements. To be more specific,...
by - January 4, 2018
The Ferrari LaFerrari Aperta is one of the few models out there that only the extremely privileged could acquire. In fact, you would have to be a highly regarded customer...
by - January 3, 2018
It hasn’t been that long since Bugatti introduced the Chiron to the market. In fact, it has only been a little over a year since production of the said model...
by - December 28, 2017
Facebook

Youtube Channel

Tip Us
Do you have a tip for us?
Did you film an important event?
Contact us
Newsletter
Subscribe to our newsletter!
Subscribe
Galleries