Bernadette Radcliffe picks up the keys to her new car along with family members.
A Derry woman who cannot drive has won a dream supercar for just £12.50.
Bernadette Radcliffe, from the Brandywell, bought a ticket for a competition to win a black Lamborghini Gallardo on a whim when she saw it advertised on social media.
Mrs Radcliffe had just a one in 4,000 chance of winning the prize from Derry company Vogue Competitions
She couldn't believe her luck when she got a call from Derry singer and entertainer Micky Doherty who had picked her name out using a computerised random number generator.
Micky then paid a surprise visit to Bernadette who was celebrating with a cup of tea at her sister Siobhan's house in Galliagh Park.
"She's doesn't drink, she doesn't smoke and she doesn't drive so she was celebrating with a cup of tea and a Club biscuit," laughed Micky.
"Anybody else would be drinking a bucket of vodka."
Micky said he was delighted Mrs Radcliffe had won the prize because she's a 'lovely person'.
"She's from the Lecky Road which is where my mother was from so it was very special to me.
"At first I didn't recognise her name because I would know her as Bernie, but then I realised that I know her and all her sisters for a long time.
"She's a lovely person and a real lady.
"I always say nice things happen to nice people.
"Earlier that day Bernie was out handing out candles of Sister Clare (Crockett) and I said a wee prayer to Sr Clare before I picked the winner that I would pick the person that deserved it. She works in mysterious ways."
The Lamborghini was part of a three part prize draw that also included a Rolex watch which was won by Niall McDaid from Bishop's Street from a £10 ticket and a lawn mower which went to Patrick McDaid from Rosemount who purchased a ticket for £5.
Blaine Tierney of Vogue Competitions and Vogue Car sales in Springtown has given away a large number of cars in competitions since lockdown began in March.
"The Lamborghini is our biggest giveaway yet, it's an amazing car and it would cost £180,000 new," he said.
"It's brilliant to be able to give people life changing prizes and the majority of the prize winners have been from Derry."
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