AN “idiot” Mercedes driver has racked up a hefty bill after losing control of his motor before smashing into a rack of E-scooters.
The bright red high-performance car mounted the pavement and crashed into thousands of pounds worth of scooters in Southampton.
The driver of this Mercedes realised his severe lack of talent all too late, oversteering on a bend before mounting the pavement, taking out a rack of e-scooters in #Southampton. He now faces a hefty insurance bill for the damage on top of prosecution! CMP1893 #27526 pic.twitter.com/qOzT9DDm2M
— Hampshire Roads Policing Unit (@HantsPolRoads) April 13, 2022
Hampshire Police shared a photograph of the damage, revealing the extensive damage caused in the embarrassing crash on Wednesday (April 13).
A police spokesperson said: “The driver of this Mercedes realised his severe lack of talent all too late, oversteering on a bend before mounting the pavement.
“He took out a rack of e-scooters in Southampton and now faces a hefty insurance bill for the damage on top of prosecution!"
“If the idiot driver could do THAT much damage in car, just imagine the horrific carnage they could do on a stupid e-scooter,” said one resident.
Another added: “If this is the damage e scooters can do to a high-end car with great safety credits god knows what damage they could do to a pedestrian.”