Ferrari plunges into ocean
A Ferrari lost control on the Croisette in Cannes and plunged into the sea, totalling the car on the way.
The local paper Nice Matin has a picture of the Ferrari after it went straight on despite the road deciding to detour to the left. The Italian driver left the club Baoli in Cannes “bien arrose”, a charming French phrase for very drunk. As he speeded towards the casino up by Palm Beach instead of following the turn in the road he went straight on, ploughing through the metal railings, destroying a beach hut on the way, and then shooting across the sand before finally coming to a rest in the sea.
The driver was held over-night and then released the next day pending a court hearing in September. We are not sure how the cost of the fine will compare to the cost of repairing the €180,000 Ferrari. Looks like it will not be cruising up and down the French Riviera for a while though.