Charges dropped against driver who crashed $750G supercar into several vehicles during NYC lockdown

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The driver of a $750,000 car who was arrested after crashing into five cars and running a red light as he sped through Manhattan during last April’s coronavirus shutdown has had criminal charges against him related to the incident dropped, Road and Track reported.

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Benjamin Chen, who has previously been involved with luxury cross-country rally events for supercar owners, had been cited with reckless driving and operating a motor vehicle while impaired by drugs following the incident, part of which was captured on video.

A Toyota Sienna minivan suffered serious damage when Chen’s car hit it.
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Chen was behind the wheel of a rare Porsche-based Gemballa Mirage GT, which was heavily damaged.

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“The People are moving to dismiss this matter because the case cannot be proven beyond a reasonable doubt,” prosecutors told the New York Criminal Court on Monday.

Neither Chen nor his representatives have commented on the case.

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