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    Cops Suspended Over Illicit Sports Car Roll

    Cops Suspended In Greater Manchester After Rolling Confiscated Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII Sports Car | UK News | Sky News


    Two police officers have been suspended after confiscating a super-fast sports car from its driver and then crashing it themselves.
    The driver of the turbo-charged, four-wheel drive Mitsubishi Lancer Evo VIII was stopped in the early hours of the morning in Hale, Greater Manchester, because of his erratic driving.
    The 23-year-old was suspected of drink driving and the constables contacted traffic police who subsequently arrested him and took him away.
    The original officers were left to wait for a recovery truck to pick up the sports car.
    While waiting, they appear to have decided to take the 270bhp car - which can do 0-60mph in 4.8 seconds and is electronically limited to 156mph - for a spin.
    The quick spin turned into a disaster with the four-wheel drive hitting a wall and flipping on its side and then after ploughing into the gardens of two luxury homes.
    oops, I can see them getting the sack for that one must be a bit of a numpty to do something like that.
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    I don't know about them getting a "sack" or being "numptys" but I bet they might get fired and they sound like a couple of idiots.
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    Not the brightest of bloody career moves I'm afraid.
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    I don't know what's worse, the fact that they made that boneheaded play, or that this is considered a fast car.

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    If it was a dae woo, they would have been doing the sighted world a favor...lol

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    Nearby resident Richard Connolly said the crash had caused "carnage" in the area, which is an exclusive suburb on the Cheshire border.
    He said: "We have not been able to get out of our house. The road's been closed - I had to walk the kids to school."
    I've just noticed this at the bottom of the story a local resident had to walk his children to school might stop them dying before you
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