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Corralling the power of a 5.2-liter V-10 dishing out about 600 horsepower takes talent and nerve. Particularly when the driver is under the pressure of attempting to outrun police. One driver in Chesterfield, England, can now attest so. Police recently arrested two suspects after the driver of a Lamborghini Huracan allegedly attempted to evade police and crashed the quarter-million-dollar supercar.

Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit’s X account posted March 3 the driver of the white Huracan, sporting a racing stripe with Italian colors, failed to stop for police.

“Despite acceleration of 0-62 mph in 2.9 seconds the power far outweighed the talent and it stopped just as quickly,” the post quipped. Photos shared by the police unit show extensive damage to the driver’s side (the right, as this is England, of course) and the rear of the $200,000-plus supercar. The right rear wheel appears to have broken from the suspension. There is also extensive damage to the fender and rear fascia. Photos suggest the Lamborghini came to a stop near a guardrail on top of a small curb following the crash.

The BBC reported no other cars were involved in the accident.

Lamborghini Huracan STO supercar on a track.
Lamborghini Huracan STO | Lamborghini

The X post from police said a man fled on foot from the scene. “But we will be catching up with them soon,” it added.

That proved prophetic.

Police arrested a woman “in her 20s” at the scene. A male suspect, also in his 20s, fled on foot. The social media post suggests the male was the driver. According to an BBC update, the male suspect was later found and arrested. A police spokesperson said both suspects were “bailed pending further inquiries.”

It’s unclear, based on the photos shared by Derbyshire police, which model Huracan was crashed in the incident. Regardless, all Huracan models deliver a plethora of power that apparently proved too much for the driver.  

The Huracan serves as the successor to the Gallardo and first arrived for the 2014 model year. All models deliver at least 572 horsepower with modern versions, including the STO and Tecnica, dishing out 631 ponies from a naturally aspirated 5.2-liter V10.

Source: [BBC]