Ferrari worth half a million pounds ploughs into cars on Black Country street

Residents on a Black Country road were given a rude awakening when an expensive hyper-car crashed into a row of parked cars.

The Ferrari SF90, worth more than half a million pounds, was involved in the crash. Photo: Darren Edmonds
The Ferrari SF90, worth more than half a million pounds, was involved in the crash. Photo: Darren Edmonds

The Ferrari SF90, valued at around half a million pounds, ploughed into the cars on Hagley Road in Halesowen, near to the Rose and Crown Pub, on Wednesday evening.

The driver left the scene of the crash and is now being sought by police.

Police and fire crews from Haden Cross and Billesley Stations attended and made the scene safe, with no-one said to have been injured in the incident, which happened at 7.40pm.

The red Ferrari, which has a distinctive numberplate, goes from zero to 124mph in 6.7 seconds, and has a top speed of 211mph; crashed head-on into a white car, with the force of the impact sending the white car into three other vehicles parked behind it.

The Ferrari was severely damaged in the crash. Photo: Haden Cross Fire Station
The Ferrari was severely damaged in the crash. Photo: Haden Cross Fire Station

The Ferrari's airbags deployed and debris was strewn across the roadway.

A spokesman for West Midlands Fire Service said: "We were called by the police to reports of an RTC. One car ended up in collision with a number of parked vehicles.

"No one was reported trapped or injured and we left just after 8.45pm."

A spokeswoman 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."

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