Police drive Lamborghini at 230km/h to deliver patient's kidney on time

Yahoo News Staff
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Police have used a Lamborghini Huracán to transport a kidney for a patient’s surgery to cut down the time of the lengthy trip.

The Italian State Police shared a video of the life-saving trip to their Twitter page and explained they were able to make it in time for the patient’s surgery.

According to Reuters the trip from the northern town of Padua to Rome usually takes about six hours on the highway, however the police were able to get there in just two with the Lamborghini.

Italian Police used their Lamborghini Huracan to deliver a kidney for transplant. Source: Twitter/@poliziadistato
Italian Police used their Lamborghini Huracan to deliver a kidney for transplant. Source: Twitter/@poliziadistato

The trip is more than 490km.

Police safely delivered the kidney to the Gemelli hospital in Rome on October 20.

According to Wanted In Rome, police reached speeds of up to 230 km an hour in the Lamborghini during the mission and had the car’s sirens going and the lights flashing.

“Thanks to our @Lamborghini Huracan we delivered a donor kidney for transplant to a person in time,” the police tweeted.

“‘To save a life you don't need superpowers - solidarity, technology and efficiency also help.”

According to a 2017 article posted on CNN, Lamborghini Huracán is used by the police to to transport blood and organs in emergencies and chase down drivers who are breaking the speed limit.

The luxury car is also fitted with a refrigerator to transport organs, Wanted in Rome reported.

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