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Lys Mousset: Sheffield United star banned from driving after crashing £ 350,000 Lamborghini | UK News

Sheffield United player Lys Mousset has been fined and banned from driving for six months after crashing his £ 350,000 Lamborghini on a 30mph road.

It crashed into a Vauxhall and a Land Rover on Abbeydale Road South, at Sheffield, in January, leaving his orange supercar badly damaged, heard from magistrates in the city.

Prosecutor Ellis Wilsdon told the court that the force involved in the collision meant that “the Lamborghini must be traveling at a substantial speed and must be on the wrong side of the road”.

Ms Wilsdon also said Mousset initially claimed not to be the driver of the vehicle and failed a roadside breathalyzer test.

However, when tested at a police station, the player gave a blood alcohol level of 32 micrograms per 100 milliliters of breath. The legal limit is 35.

She also said Mousset told witnesses that her cousin was driving the car at the time of the crash before leaving the scene.

Lys Mousset of Sheffield United during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley.  Photo by: Barrington Coombs
Sheffield United’s Lys Mousset did not appear in court. Photo: PA

Mousset did not attend the hearing, but his lawyer, Nick Terry, pleaded guilty on his behalf to driving carelessly and carelessly and failing to stop following an accident.

Mr Terry told the court that his client had an argument with his cousin after he offered to tell the police he was the driver at the time of the accident.

He said Mousset finally accepted the idea, but then changed his mind and decided to “fix the situation”, admitting to police that he was the driver when he was arrested.

He also told the court that the former Bournemouth player had only left the venue to get his insurance and other documents and that he believed people there knew who he was.

The center forward was fined £ 5,000 and costs £ 110 and a victim fine surcharge of £ 190.

Mousset also received nine penalty points on his license and a driving ban for six months.

He already had nine points on his license …

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This notice was published: 2021-06-15 10:59:00

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