THE owner of a purple Lamborghini found abandoned in a ditch near Tottenham Hotspur’s training ground has been revealed.
The £270,000 sports car was found dumped in a muddy trench Hadley Road, in Enfield, London, just 2.3 miles away from the Premier League club’s training ground on Hotspur Way.
The supercar, believed to be a Huracan with a top speed of 212mph, was left lying on its side after apparently veering off road in the leafy area of north London.
And this afternoon, the car’s owner has been revealed to be Bitcoin entrepreneur Michael Hudson.
The businessman – who describes himself as a “petrol head” and admits he bought got the car with cryptocurrency – shared a video on his Instagram of the incident today.
He told his 25K followers the car went through standing water and skidded into the ditch as he tried to avoid hitting a pole.
As the car is taken away, he tells viewers: “Any car can be repaired.
“No one was hurt.”
Sharing a clip of the car in the ditch, Mr Hudson wrote: “Appreciate all those who called and text today.
“I am totally fine.
“And car isn’t too damaged.
“Will keep you posted.”
It is not yet clear how to car came to be in the ditch.
Cops said the car was not occupied when they arrived at the scene at around 1.30am this morning.
The vehicle has since been taken away from the scene, where tyre marks are visible on the grass where it came off road.
The 60mph single-carriageway road where the supercar was found is surrounded by large open fields on one side and a thick wooded area on the other.
Steep ditches line both sides of the road.
A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “We were called to reports that a vehicle had left the road at 1.30am this morning.
“A vehicle was found off the road and there were no persons present.”
“Enquiries have been made to establish the occupants of the car.