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Jakub Voracek Smashed Up His Ferrari

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The 23-year-old Flyers winger is uninjured after crashing into a truck, a tree, and finally a telephone pole in an accident in his native Czech Republic this morning.

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According to police (as first reported by Czech outlet Sport.cz), Voracek was driving his Ferrari California near his hometown of Kladno, and going too fast to stop when a truck coming the opposite direction tried to turn left. Voracek's car hit the truck and ran off the road, smashing up its front end before coming to a stop against a telephone pole.

Voracek passed a breathalyzer test, and police say alcohol was not a factor. Flyers GM Paul Holmgren said in a statement that he's "fine," and Voracek texted a Courier-Post reporter with this:

"All good. No injuries. That’s good! Can’t talk now. Very busy :) haha"

The car has seen better days. Police suggested the damage will run 3 million Czech crowns, or about $150,000.

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