Man, 73, smashes Porsche through wall

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Image caption Police were called in order to Crouch Street in Colchester

The 73-year-old man ploughed his Porsche through a wall and fence just before nose-diving on to a footpath.

Essex Police was known as to a pedestrian subway on Southway in Colchester after the smash around 18: 15 GMT. Neither the driving force nor anyone else was injured.

Inquiries into the crash from the Porsche 911 Targa 4S, which usually sell for about £ 100, 1000, are ongoing.

Sgt Colin Shead posted a photo upon Twitter, prompting comments including: “wow I thought my parking was bad”.

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Another mentioned: “That will polish out. inch

Sgt Shead additional the driver, from Colchester, would be provided a “fitness to drive” training course and the DVLA notified.

Porsche 911 Targa 3G facts

  • Price: Approximately £ 101, 000
  • Top speed: 188mph (303km/h)
  • Acceleration: 0-62mph (0-100kmh) within 4. 4 seconds

Resource: Porsche. com

Image copyright laws Essex Police
Picture caption The 73-year-old guy was not injured, police said

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