A Ferrari GTO 599 is destroyed after a valet apparently pressed the wrong pedal, smashing it into a shop
A Ferrari GTO 599 is destroyed after a valet apparently pressed the wrong pedal, smashing it into a shop Corriere della Sera

Bad day at the office? This guy just wrote off a Ferrari

THIS prancing horse ain't prancing no more.

Valet Roberto Cinti had some explaining to do this after pressing the wrong pedal while driving a client's $600,000 Ferrari 599 GTO.

One foot wrong is enough when you're in a car that can go from 0-95kmh in three seconds.

The valet smashed the once beautiful machine into a shopfront, destroying its entire front end.

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A Ferrari 599 GTO is destroyed after a valet driver apparently pushed the accelerator, mistaking it for the brake, sending it hurtling through a shopfront.
A Ferrari 599 GTO is destroyed after a valet driver apparently pushed the accelerator, mistaking it for the brake, sending it hurtling through a shopfront. Corriere della Sera

He told police, "I got confused - instead of the brake, I pressed down on the accelerator", according to Italian news outlet Corriere della Sera.

Mr Cinti was taken to hospital for shock.

The Ferrari's owner - a few streets away at the time - probably had a bit of a shock as well.

 



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