Belfast Telegraph

Sunday 20 April 2014

Footballer unhurt in Ferrari crash

Everton's Louis Saha escaped unharmed after crashing his Ferrari

Premiership striker Louis Saha has escaped unharmed after crashing his Ferrari on a country road, police sources confirmed.

The 32-year-old Everton star was driving his blue Ferrari 458 in Wilmslow, Cheshire, shortly before 9pm on Sunday night when he lost control of the car and collided with a fence.

The Frenchman, who was alone in the vehicle, was unhurt and no other vehicles were involved.

The accident happened on the A538 Altrincham Road, near a tunnel where former Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo crashed his Ferrari in January 2009.

A spokeswoman for Cheshire Police said: "At 8.54pm last night police were called to Altrincham Road, Wilmslow, to the report of a single vehicle road traffic collision.

"Officers attended the scene where a blue Ferrari 458 had collided with a fence outside the tunnel.

"The 32-year-old driver was uninjured.

"Inquiries are continuing."

Saha played in Everton's 2-0 home win over Sunderland at Goodison Park on Saturday.

He signed for the Merseyside club in 2008 after four and a half years with Manchester United.

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