Palm Beach woman, 66, crashes Rolls-Royce into backyard, knocks over $3m statue then breaches fence and seawall: Woman tells cops she ‘doesn’t remember’ crash
- 66-year-old motorist smashed $400,000 Rolls-Royce into backyard and damaged $3 million coral art sculpture
- The driver said she did not remember the hours leading up to the accident
- Police have yet to identify the driver or say if they have been charged
A 66-year-old motorist who smashed a Rolls-Royce in her backyard and damaged a $3 million coral art sculpture said she had no memory of the lead-up to the accident.
The unidentified female driver rammed into the backyard of Palm Beach, Florida, before breaching a 5-foot-tall fence and seawall.
The car appears to be a 2021 Rolls-Royce Dawn – it’s worth about $359,250.
Stunning photos released by Palm Beach Police show the car hanging from the seawall with its nose buried in the sand.
Police said the woman – who was a local resident – did not appear to be intoxicated and was taken to nearby St. Mary’s Medical Center for evaluation.
The officers did not say if she had been charged.
A photo released by Palm Beach Police shows the car hanging from the seawall with its nose buried in the sand
Palm Beach police released a photo of the $3 million statue after it was hit by a driver
The accident occurred on the upscale Canterbury Lane just after 6pm on Friday.
From there she told the police that she did not remember the hours leading up to the accident.
A police report said she was caught on camera entering the property from the driveway before traveling east and connecting to the curb.
The car stopped before the driver moved east again and hit the statue.
A statement from the homeowner—who was also not identified—confirmed that the Coral Art statue is valued at approximately $3 million.
The female driver dashed through the backyard in Palm Beach, Florida, before smashing through a fence and 5-foot sea wall.
The 66-year-old driver has not been identified
Police said it then crashed into a natural fence before crashing into the seawall and onto the beach.
She was immediately rescued by the city’s fire rescue department.
No one else was injured and the vehicle was pulled from the building.