The car of Kortney Hause of Aston Villa rammed through a nursery’s fence just minutes before its children were set to be leaving for home.
The Premier League player’s £200,000 4-litre Urus V8 Lamborghini crashed through the metal gates around the school after it had swerved off the road.
It’s not clear whether the defender was driving the car, but he was en route to Villa Park in one of the seats for his side’s clash against Manchester City.
Hause, 26, was named on the bench by Steven Gerrard and never featured.
Parents of the children who attend the school said that it was ‘pure luck’ no one was harmed during the incident.
One father, Sabbir Ahmed, 43, said via The Sun: “My daughter and hordes of children stand on the corner in front of the gates before and after school.
“It was a staggering slice of luck that no one was killed.
“The black Lamborghini lost control in wet conditions. Everyone is shaking at what could have happened. When I saw the wreckage I thought there must be bodies.
"At another time of day, anyone could have been killed.”
Pupils were due to leave just 25 minutes after the car smashed into the surrounding gates and luckily no one was harmed.
Police were called to the scene and their spokesperson said it was a ‘damage-only collision’.
Earlier this year, Hause was stopped by authorities for speeding. He pleaded with police that he was on his way to meet Prince William, a Villa fan, at the club’s new training ground.
"You've got to let me go, I'm meeting the Duke of Cambridge," Hause said.
The future king recounted the story at the opening ceremony and, as per the Mirror, gave an awkward laugh.
Aston Villa suffered their first defeat with Steven Gerrard in the dugout, losing 2-1 to the Citizens.
Ollie Watkins' goal cancelled out the opener from Ruben Dias before City retook the lead through a spellbinding strike from Bernando Silva.
The Midlands side are now 13th in the table and six points on reaching sixth spot.
"The performance second half was really good. It maybe deserved that we take something from the game," Gerrard said.
"We lacked a bit of belief at the start of the first half. That is a combination of them having top players and manager.
"We got a foothold and then conceded. The second goal we could have stopped the game higher up the pitch. The reaction I got, I can't ask for more. I think the fans appreciated that. We have come so close to getting something from the game.
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