A driver crashed his new $400,000 Lamborghini Murcielago into a telephone pole in Los Angeles early Wednesday.
The incident happened on Sepulveda Boulevard near Getty Center Drive at around 1 a.m, Los Angeles Police Department said.
The driver told officers at the scene he had swerved to avoid an animal, and then crashed into the pole. He also said he had only recently purchased the high-powered, limited-production sportscar.
Although police checked the driver at the scene for DUI, he was not arrested.