Images of Ferrari crash in Kuching go viral online

The wreck of the Ferrari 458 after it crashed into a guard rail along Jalan Tabuan Court, in Kuching, Sarawak.
The wreck of the Ferrari 458 after it crashed into a guard rail along Jalan Tabuan Court, in Kuching, Sarawak.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUCHING (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - The crash of one of Sarawak's costliest cars not only caused heavy traffic on the road where the accident happened but has also gone viral online.

In the accident, which occurred at about 10am on Thursday, a Ferrari 458 crashed into the guard rail along Jalan Tabuan Court, a busy road linking the state capital's airport, residential and commercial districts.

The owner of the sports car, which is one of Ferrari's highest rated new vehicles, escaped unharmed, according to Fire and Rescue Department officers.

Traffic came a crawl as other motorists slowed down to snap photographs of the wrecked million-ringgit 570 horsepower vehicle, which were promptly uploaded on social media.

Many took to hashtagging the accident #KuchingFastAndFurious.

The car was removed from the scene of the accident within an hour.