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McLaren Worker Impaled on Wooden Fencepost After Horror 650S Crash

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Driver left fighting for his life.

A McLaren worker was involved in a horror crash last weekend while returning a 650S to the factory in Woking, UK. After losing control, the 207-mph supercar rolled into a nearby field leaving the driver impaled on a wooden fencepost. The Daily Mail reports the fencepost was sticking out of the driver's chest when he was airlifted to hospital. After being treated for life-threatening injuries at the scene, the driver was airlifted to St George's Hospital in London.

A spokesman for McLaren confirmed the 650s was being returned to the factory at Woking. "The car was being driven by a McLaren employee on it's way back to Woking. We are working closely with the police trying to find out how the crash happened. There are a limited number of employees who are permitted to drive our cars. They have to pass an intensive driving court before they are permitted to drive. This man did exceptionally well on our course and had been drive our cars for a long time. Out of respect for his family we have been asked not to discuss his condition." Police said no other vehicles were involved are currently calling for witnesses.

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