Schoolboys among six injured in Lamborghini crash 'after they hired £187,000 supercar to take them to prom' | The Sun

THE passengers in a Lamborghini which crashed on Tuesday were schoolboys said to have hired the £187,000 supercar to take them to prom.

Emergency services raced to Beckton, London after the horror smash on Tuesday night, which saw six people injured.

Footage of the collision showed the supercar weaving in and out of traffic before overtaking and crashing head-on into a Royal Mail van.

Police confirmed it was being driven by a man in his 20s.

It has now been revealed some of the youngsters in the car were students at Stepney All Saints School, who had hired the Lamborghini to take them to prom.

The school's website says there was a "leavers' celebration" of Year 11s that evening.

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The Sun approached the school for comment.

In an email sent out to parents, seen by the Mirror, school headteacher Paul Woods wrote: "You may be aware of a car accident that took place yesterday evening involving some of our students.

“Our staff have been in contact with the families of those students who were involved as passengers of the vehicle.

“I can confirm that although there are some injuries to our students, thankfully there are no fatalities. This has been confirmed to me this morning by the Metropolitan Police.

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“Prayers are with those students and their families. We wish them a speedy recovery.

“We ask any students who are distressed due to this situation to speak to their tutor in the first instance or for Year 11 students in particular, to contact school directly via their Head of Year.”

Photos of the aftermath showed the mangled wreckage of the £187,000 Lamborghini Urus and red postal van, with debris strewn over Royal Dock Road.

London Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 7.23pm on Tuesday 11 July to reports of a road traffic collision in Royal Docks Road, Beckton.

"We sent a large number of resources to the scene including six ambulance crews, two paramedics in fast response cars, two incident response officers and members of our Hazardous Area Response Team (HART).

"We also sent a Command Support Team to the scene and dispatched London's Air Ambulance.

"We treated six patients at the scene. We took two of the patients to a major trauma centre and the other four to local hospitals."

Police confirmed the driver of the Lamborghini was a man in his 20s, while the van driver was a man in his 40s.

They said none of those injured are in a life-threatening condition.

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