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West Ham striker Sakho crashes £200,000 Lamborghini into Emerson Park home

10:59 19 January 2016

Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy and West Ham United's Diafra Sakho battle for the ball on the opening day of the Premier League season (pic: John Walton/Empics)

Arsenal's Mathieu Debuchy and West Ham United's Diafra Sakho battle for the ball on the opening day of the Premier League season (pic: John Walton/Empics)

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West Ham striker Diafra Sakho crashed his new Lamborghini into the wall of a £1million house in Emerson Park, near Hornchurch, last night.

The 27-year-old international player smashed his top-range sports car into another car before spinning-off and hitting the wall of a luxury home at the corner between Ernest Road and Nelmes Road yesterday evening.

Both drivers were unhurt but the house’s brick wall was demolished.

Mr Sakho posted a picture of himself that night on social media and said: “Sorry for the scare guys, I’m ok, thank God #life”.

He later tweeted: “Thank you for the messages. Was involved in a small car accident this evening. Thankfully no one was hurt.”

The brick wall of the property in on Ernest Road was badly damaged after West Ham stricker Diafra Sakho crashed his Lamborghini  on Monday nightThe brick wall of the property in on Ernest Road was badly damaged after West Ham stricker Diafra Sakho crashed his Lamborghini on Monday night

The Senegalese striker, estimated to be worth £7m, has been unable to play since November because of a thigh injury and he is expected to return to the pitch next month.

Last week, Sakho had posted a picture of his new sports car.

A Met Police spokesman said: “There was a collision of two cars in Ernest Road at with the junction of Nelmes Road at about 10.25pm.

“This was a damage only collision, police attendance was not required. There were no injuries and no arrests.

West Ham spokesman said: “This is a private matter and it is his own insurance and vehicle.”

He added the club will not make any further comment.

Sakho was bought by West Ham in August 2014 from French club FC Metz.

1 comment

  • The front end of the Car took a good hiding, and despite what he says about being ok, yes it could have been worse, but it was him and he was limping. Looked like a foot injury to me

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    Engelbert's Humpydink

    Tuesday, January 19, 2016

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