The V10 Audi R8, capable of speeds up to 205mph – span on a wet road, lost control and came to rest stacked into a telegraph pole in a spectacular crash in Shirley, West Midlands.
Debris was left strewn all over the road following the shunt; the pole itself was completely uprooted from the ground.
Thankfully, no-one was injured in the accident, but the Audi was totally destroyed.
West Midlands Ambulance Service reported: “We were called at 8.45am to Tanworth Lane to reports of a road traffic collision involving two cars and a telegraph pole.
“An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended. Three people were assessed on scene by ambulance staff but didn’t require hospital treatment.”
Billesley Fire Station said: “We were called to a RTC. The Audi had hit a lamppost.
“It looked like the Audi was severely damaged. There were two people in the Audi and they were fine.
“The ambulance did a precautionary check up and they were fine.
“There was another car, the Land Rover , and the lady driver received a precautionary check and she was fine.
“Both drivers had removed themselves before we had arrived. We made both vehicles safe and had to close the roadway. The lamppost was damaged and Western Power were called out.”