facebook
twitter
search
search

Lottery winner to give sis well used car

Jan. 10, 2012 at 9:22 AM
| License Photo

COLCHESTER, England, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- A British teen who picked up a cool $2 million in lottery winnings says she'll share her bounty with her sister by giving her a hand-me-down Ford Fiesta.

Eloise Hutchinson, 19, says she'll buy a top-of-the-line Fiesta to replace the $1,000 beater she plans to give Sophie, 17, who doesn't drive, The (London) Sun reported Tuesday.

Hutchinson says she'll throw in driving lessons.

"That car cost me more to fix than you could believe," the 19-year-old said. "I've spent so much on it, I might as well give it to her for a first car. I'm not going to miss it."

For the record, Sophie Hutchinson asked for a Range Rover Sport.

Also on Eloise Hutchinson's shopping list is a five-bedroom house and a vacation to Jamaica with her boyfriend, The Sun said. She already bought an iPad and a new dress.

Hutchinson, who lives with her sister and mother in Colchester, struck pay dirt Dec. 30, but didn't realize her good fortune until New Year's Day.

"I asked [her boyfriend] to check my ticket," she said. "I thought I'd got four numbers but he told me I had all of them."

Like Us on Facebook for more stories from UPI.com  
Topics: iPad
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
Sheriff's lieutenant to unidentified thief: 'Look at me son, I'm talking to you'
Man facing charges for petting the cougars at Ohio zoo
Plane nearly overturns in strong wind during Netherlands landing
Semi truck jumps 166 feet at Evel Knievel Days
Starbucks lifts ban on man who confronted drivers in spaces for disabled