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Video: Lamborghini Gallardo crash on the street in Chicago

A rather embarrassing Lamborghini Gallardo crash has been captured on film in the streets of Chicago recently. The Gallardo driver loses control after taking off from a set of traffic lights.

It doesn’t appear that anybody was injured in the incident, except the ego of the Gallardo driver. The people filming in the car behind the Gallardo at the lights seem to have been recording the Gallardo as it’s an Italian supercar that you don’t really see everyday.

Instead of showing off for the camera, the Lamborghini Gallardo driver applies a bit too much throttle around the corner, kicking the tail out. Unfortunately the driver didn’t understand the concept of counter steer until far too late.

Click play on the video below to see the Lamborghini Gallardo crash as it happened. The action starts at around 0:45.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at CarAdvice.com.au. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.