Howrah: A man lost his life while his friend got seriously injured in a road accident involving a Ferrari sportscar.
The accident took place outside the city of Kolkata in Domjur area of Howrah district when the sports car hit a divider and turned turtle. The sports car was coming at a high speed from Dankuni and hit the divider while approaching a bridge on National Highway 6 at Domjur.
The man identified as Shibaji Roy,30, was driving the car and he was accompanied by his friend Ashna Surana (21) who was seated next to him. They added that both of them were taken out of the mangled car.
Sources say the driver of the Ferrari lost control on the highway. What exactly led to the crash will be revealed only after forensic tests, the police said.
Roy was announced dead on arrival at a private hospital while the woman, Surana, who was accompanying Roy was admitted to the hospital with serious injuries. Police are expected to conduct a forensic test on the mangled parts of the Ferrari car.
The car, a Ferrari California T, is a two-door, hard top convertible sports car, that makes over 500 horse power. The pictures of the terrible crash indicate that the car hit the side of the road, smashing the driver’s door, and the entire front was reduced to a lump of mangled metals.
The accident spot on NH 6 is around a hour’s drive from Kolkata. The crash took place at about 9:30 am said the police. The injured woman has been taken to a hospital in Kolkata said the officer at Domjur police station.