Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'Supercar' Crashes on Test

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

'Supercar' Crashes on Test

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THIS is the moment a 'supercar' crashed on a test run at Bolton University.

The drama unfolded outside the multi-million pound National Centre for Motorsport Engineering.

Footage shows the dark-coloured sports vehicle accelerating towards the university building, before it suddenly veers off the track and into a wall.

Debris and smoke can be seen coming from the car as onlookers run towards it.

The University of Bolton was yet to confirm if the driver was a student or staff member, but bosses have said he suffered only minor injuries.

The man, who was in his 30s according to the ambulance service, was taken to Salford Royal Hospital.

A spokesman for the university said in a statement: "On the morning of February 5 at approximately 10.10am, a motor vehicle incident happened just outside the National Centre for Motorsport Engineering. …

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