Paddy McGuinness Shows Damage To £250,000 Lamborghini After Crash
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Paddy McGuinness has shown off the damage sustained by the £250,000 Lamborghini Diablo he was driving during a crash yesterday (16 June).
The 46-year-old has just returned to work on Top Gear after weeks of lockdown, and was involved in a nasty car crash when the pricey motor skidded on some oil on the road in North Yorkshire.
But fortunately, despite claims he narrowly escaped death, the comedian has assured fans that it wasn't as bad as people had thought. Phew.
Sharing a video to his Instagram account, the father-of-three revealed the damage to the Lambo, which had been picked up and placed onto a low loader.
In the brief clip, he says: "Hello there, back filming again today with Top Gear. Thought I'd show you the Diablo, it's on the back of a low loader."
Then, pointing towards the crumpled bumper, he went on: "Gutted, look at the damage underneath here. Hopefully, fingers crossed we can get her back on the road and what have you.
"It wasn't as bad as it was made out yesterday to be honest.
"But it just shows you: a little bit of oil on a wet road, lethal. I was only doing about 35 miles per hour. Anyhow, we live to fight another day!"
The video was captioned with: "Back in the saddle! Get the kettle on."
After news broke of the crash, a BBC spokesperson told LADbible: "During Top Gear filming in North Yorkshire today presenter Paddy McGuinness's car skidded and left the road, coming to an almost immediate stop. Paddy was quickly taken to the production unit base for medical checks and is unhurt.
"No other vehicles were involved and the police, who had been monitoring filming, were quickly on the scene to assist. Safety on Top Gear is always the production team's priority and the vehicle's speed at the time was within the road's limit of 60mph."
A North Yorkshire Police spokesperson said the section of road where McGuinness crashed has claimed many lives
They said: "Police attended a collision involving a Lamborghini Diablo, which crashed into a field after the driver lost control on the B6255 near Ribblehead. The incident happened at around 3pm today.
"A Roads Policing Group officer noticed the incident while patrolling the route, which has a high number of serious and fatal collisions.
"Fortunately, nobody was injured and no other vehicles were involved."