July 16 (UPI) — A Virginia man on Saturday totaled a $300,000 car one day after he bought it, police said.
The Fairfax County Police Department said a man driving a McLaren 720S crashed into a tree because he was speeding.
The driver, who was not named by police, suffered only non-life-threatening injuries.
“Purchased Friday. Totaled Saturday. This McLaren 720S, costing around $300,000, was destroyed today in Great Falls because of speed,” police said. “The driver was taken to the hospital with thankfully only non-life threatening injuries. A reminder to slow down, or it could cost you.”
The McLaren 720S is a luxury sportscar that was given a 5-star rating by Autocar.