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Benjamin Mendy’s Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Is About to Get Crushed by Cops

Chalk this up to rich people’s problems: Benjamin Mendy, professional football player for Manchester City and the French national team, is about to have his Lambo crushed by the cops because he can’t provide documentation for it.
Ben Mendy's Lamborghini Aventador SVJ was impounded on Nov. 15, he can't get it back 5 photos
Ben Mendy's Lamborghini Aventador SVJ was impounded on Nov. 15, he can't get it backBen Mendy's Lamborghini Aventador SVJ was impounded on Nov. 15, he can't get it backBen Mendy's Lamborghini Aventador SVJ was impounded on Nov. 15, he can't get it backBen Mendy's Lamborghini Aventador SVJ was impounded on Nov. 15, he can't get it back
In the UK, if you’re caught at the wheel of an uninsured vehicle or driving one without a valid license, cops can impound the car. Usually, the owner has 14 days to get it back, on the condition that they can provide proper documentation and pay storage fees.

In Benjamin Mendy’s case, it’s been more than 20 days since his car was impounded, The Sun reports. Police pulled him over at the wheel of his Lamborghini Aventador SVJ on November 15 in Prestbury, Cheshire, and determined that Mendy had no valid driver’s license and no insurance for the vehicle. A double oopsie, if you will.

The Aventador had been bought in France and carried French license plates. As per the same publication, Mendy was seen in Cannes with it last summer – meaning the summer of 2019, back when people were still able to travel freely and stress-free to wherever they wanted.

Perhaps more ridiculous than the fact that Mendy took such an expensive ride to the streets while knowing he had no valid license is the reason why he can’t get it back. He still can’t provide authorities with proper documentation for the Lambo, which means they can’t give it back. This, in turn, means it’s on the way to the crusher – and the clock is ticking.

“Ben is a great footballer but he’s not great on bureaucratic details like paperwork,” an unnamed source by means of an excuse for the mishap. “He didn’t realize he wasn’t insured so it’s a monumental blunder on his part. He’s desperately trying to correct it but the fact it’s now 20 days since his car was seized, he’s at risk of it being destroyed.”

The police are apparently “happy” to give the car back, but will only do so when Mendy provides documentation for it. Another source says that arrangements are being made in this sense.

 
 
 
 
 

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