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Brand new Lamborghini destroyed in crash 20 minutes after it was picked up from showroom

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A driver picked up a new Lamborghini and just 20 minutes later had a crash on the M1 near Wakefield.

In a seriously unfortunate accident, the driver pulled over due to a mechanical failure when a van ploughed into the back of the new Lamborghini. 

West Yorkshire Police tweeted: “It’s only a car! But on this occasion a 20 minute old brand new Lamborghini that stopped due to mechanical failure in lane 3… hit from behind by an innocent motorist #couldhavecried.”

The van driver was left with non-serious head injuries.

The crash happened at 1pm on June 24th on the southbound carriageway between Junction 40 at Flushdyke and Junction 39 at Durkar.

The car is believed to be worth around £200,000 and was almost obliterated just 20 minutes after leaving the showroom.

The crash caused major delays but all lanes were open just under two hours later at 2:50pm.

This is some serious bad luck, but thankfully no one came away with any serious injuries! 

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Lorry spills hundreds of Kopparberg cans across the A50 causing delays

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A lorry shed its load and released hundreds of unopen Kopparberg cider cans across the A50 early this morning. 

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit tweeted to ‘expect delays’ after a lorry ‘shed its load’ of Koppaberg cans across the A50 junction with A515 Sudbury. 

The incident happened at about 2am and the road only opened at 6am after contractors cleared the debris.

A later Tweet added that the road has been reopened ‘following a quick response by recovery agents and highways contractors’. They added that the road is now ‘clear for your journey this morning’.

The pictures attached to the original Tweet show that the parked Knights of Old logistics lorry’s blue Tarpaulin curtain looks to have been ripped.

Unfortunately, this means the cans have now all been cleared away for those looking for a cheeky bargain. 

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Old Labrador found abandoned with heartbreaking note from owner

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A 10-year-old Labrador has been found tied to a gate with a heartbreaking note. 

The elderly black Labrador was found tied to the gate outside Jasmil Kennels in Upchurch near Sittingbourne, Kent.

The note said the owner had had the dog for the past 10 years but decided to give him up because he had ‘not learnt to be good’.

The full note reads: “Hello, pls can you take me in as my owner has abandoned me after 10 years because I have not learnt to be good, so I have been returned here where he found me. Thank you for looking after me, sorry for inconvinance.” [sic]

Swale Borough Council Stray Dog Service/Facebook

Swale Borough Council’s stray dog service is appealing for more information as the Lab was not fitted with a microchip

In a social media post the service said: “This elderly black Labrador was found tied up to railings at Jasmil Kennels this morning. We would very much like to speak to the owner to establish why the dog has been abandoned.

“If you recognise him and can be of any assistance, please contact the council in confidence. He will now be taken into our care.”

A spokesperson for Swale Council said: “If an owner is struggling with their dog, this is not the way to deal with it.

“Re-homing is the last option, but this isn’t the way to do it, so we would appreciate any information we can get so we can speak to the owner.”

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Police towed away a £150k Bentley after the driver ‘tried to be smart’

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Greater Manchester Police have shared the moment they carted off a £150,000 Bentley after the driver tried to be ‘smart’.

As the Bentley slogan goes, ‘there’s no replacement for displacement’, but this driver had to watch his white GT insurance-less Bentley cruise away from him, leaving him alone in the rain this weekend. Ouch. 

The car was spotted outside a city centre bar with no insurance over the weekend. Police say the driver of the convertible Continental GT ‘tried to be smart’, refusing to hand over the keys after they’d tracked him down.

It made no difference, though, as the police seized the car anyway and even took to social media to share pictures. 

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The Facebook post said: “Car seized on Peter Street for no insurance. Driver was located with keys in a nearby bar.

“Trying to be smart, he refused to hand over the keys, thinking we’d leave his Bentley Continental GT where it was.

“How wrong, car was dragged onto back of recovery truck. #NoInsurance”

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