P-plater destroys his dad’s new $70,000 V8 Mustang after taking the car for a spin without his knowledge – but his father’s reaction will blow your mind despite insurance refusing to pay for the vehicle bought for a family wedding
- A 20-year-old P-Plater was driving his dad’s Mustang in Mt Druitt, Sydney’s west
- The man lost control of the car on Sunday night and slammed into a power pole
- He is now facing charges of negligent driving and driving prohibited vehicle
A P-plate driver is lucky to be alive after he lost control of his father’s brand new high-performance Mustang and slammed into a power pole.
The 20-year-old university student was driving the $70,000 car in Mt Druitt, Sydney’s west, on Sunday night despite his licence conditions prohibiting him from being behind the wheel of the vehicle.
He had just turned the corner into Carlisle Avenue when he spun out of control on the slippery road, crashing into the pole and destroying the car in the process.
A 20-year-old P-plater is facing two charges after he crashed his father’s brand new Mustang in Sydney’s west on Sunday night
The P-plater had just turned into Carlisle Avenue at Mt Druitt when he lost control of the vehicle and slammed into a power pole
The man was pulled from the vehicle by shocked onlookers and taken to hospital suffering minor leg and head injuries, Seven News reported.
His father, Muhammad Akhtar, had only purchased the vehicle last week and was set to use it for his daughter’s wedding – but the car is now a write off.
Despite being left thousands of dollars out of pocket and without a car for his daughter’s special day, Mr Akhtar had a surprising response when asked about his son’s crash.
‘He’s very patient, very quiet, very good, he don’t rush,’ he said, adding his son was ‘100 per cent’ a safe driver.
The driver was pulled from the vehicle by shocked onlookers and taken to hospital with minor head and leg injuries
In New South Wales, Provisional P1 and P2 drivers are prohibited from driving high performance vehicles.
The 20-year-old is facing charges of driving a prohibited vehicle and negligent driving.
The vehicle was insured but as the man was prohibited from driving the car, the insurance is null and void.