Driver turns Ferrari into fireball in 60 minutes

Ferrari F430 Scud goes up in flames on new owner’s first drive

The high-performance Ferrari 430 Scuderia was reduced to a twisted wreck after the horror crash on the M1 motorway.

The owner of a £260,000 Ferrari has walked away with just cuts and bruises after totalling the vehicle just an hour after picking it up. Miraculously, he emerged largely unscathed.

According to British police the black Ferrari was being driven in wet conditions when it left the road and slid about 50 meters across a field near the South Yorkshire town of Barnsley in northern England.

Officers revealed the driver, who survived with cuts and bruises, said "it was a Ferrari" with "a hint of damaged pride" - before saying he "only had it an hour" at the scene.

South Yorkshire Police posted Twitter photos of the smoking, wrecked auto, saying it "went airborne (and) burst into flames" beside a highway in northern England.

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Police described the man's fate as a "miracle escape".

The luxury vehicle went flying through the air and burst into flames.

In a statement on Facebook, police said they asked the driver what kind of vehicle he had.

It adds that "a number of witnesses [and] officers do not believe excess speed was a contributory factor in this collision", as the accident may have been caused by wet roads. "Please take more care".

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