Truck Opens Ferrari 458 Italia Like a Can of Sardines

Coming back to your red Ferrari 458 Italia and finding it not on fire but with its side peeled open by a huge articulated truck is probably considered as a pretty bad day in most cultures.
Ferrari 458 Italia Crash 8 photos
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This is exactly what happened to a British man yesterday, when his 458 Italia was simply parked in the wrong place at the wrong time somewhere in London, near Hyde Park, and a truck driver failed to judge distances and simply backed into it.

The DAF truck, belonging to a Bristol-based delivery company that has a pretty long history, was backing onto a rather high-class street, where the average house value is said to be around eight million pounds, so it comes as no surprise that expensive cars would be filling every parking space.

“Police were called at approximately 2pm to Kensington Square to a collision between a lorry and a parked vehicle. The parked vehicle is a red Ferrari and the lorry was a white DAF truck.” a Metropolitan Police spokesman told Daily Mail about the incident.

Apparently, the Ferrari owner isn't living in the area and had simply parked it there because of the “safe neighborhood”, an opinion which might have been changed by the unlucky incident caught in the photos bellow.

The damage to the 458 Italia doesn't seem too extensive, but the crash bar behind the truck left a pretty consistent mark into the aluminium body shell of the car, which might be a bit expensive to “buff right out”.
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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