The incident took the 19-year-old to work without a vehicle and charged his bank balance as the repair bill costs as much as the car is worth.
Brandon Mclaughlin is a young electronics apprentice who drives 14 miles to work every day and says he feels like “someone took my half-eaten sandwich from my hand that I hadn’t quite finished” after saying Had owned the car for just a moment for over a year.
The incident occurred on March 23 at 4:50 a.m. on Rannoch Road. The police were notified as soon as the damage to the car was found later that morning.
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A car is believed to have struck the parked Red Hyundai i20 – with the force of the collision that threw the car into an adjacent driveway while tearing off part of the rear bumper.
The up and coming Sparky was listed at £ 2,000 to fix the car, though the vehicle is only valued at around £ 1,200.
Brandon used his car to get to and from work and to get out of the house between locks. He is said to be devastated that his car is now off the road.
His mother, Lynn Thomson, said she was heartbroken for her son and said he absolutely loved the car and the freedom that came with it.
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She said, “My son had to be taken to work by himself this morning. He’s feeling very depressed now and very upset about the whole thing.
“Brandon had plans to take the car after the lockdown as it had very low mileage, but now all of his plans are in the air.
“If anyone has any information about the incident, please contact the police.”
A spokesman for Police Scotland said: “On Tuesday, March 23, 2021, at around 6:25 a.m., officers received a report of a traffic accident on Rannoch Road in Edinburgh. A vehicle was hit by a vehicle that was unable to stop after the accident. Nobody was injured and the investigation is ongoing. “
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