A videograb shows the Maserati on the iconic Spanish Steps.
Gulf Today Report
A man who drove his Maserati down the Trinita dei Monti staircase in Rome — known as the Spanish Steps — has been charged with “aggravated damage to cultural and monumental assets.”
According to CCTV footage shared by the city’s police force captures the shocking incident, which took place in the early hours of Wednesday last week (11 May).
Roma Police said, “The man who, aboard a Maserati, in the night between Tuesday and Wednesday, damaged the Trinity dei Monti staircase before fleeing the scene has been apprehended.”
The investigations revealed that the vehicle was rented.
The police said, “Thanks to the additional checks carried out by the operators, with the contribution of the Milan-based car rental company, it was possible to identify the driver, who was stopped at the moment of delivery of the car at Malpensa airport.”
The 37-year-old foreign national told investigating authorities, “I made a wrong turn.”