Page last updated at 12:40 GMT, Friday, 29 August 2008 13:40 UK

Driver smashes into supermarket

Boarded up windows at store
Boarded up windows into which the driver smashed

A supermarket shopper drove down the aisle of a store after losing control of his car while parking.

The man, aged in his 60s, was reversing his Kia car into a parking space and careered into the Premier shop in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

Manager Daljit Sidhu was on the shop floor when the car came through a window on Wednesday and said no one was hurt despite a shower of debris.

Police said a man was reported for driving without due care and attention.

The driver had gone into a stationary Ford Fiesta, knocking it into bollards before going into the supermarket, and coming to a stop in the middle of the shop floor.

Foot slipped

Mr Sidhu, 52, said:? I heard a big bang and a car came crashing through my shop window.

"There was only me and a young girl in the shop at the time and thankfully she was at the counter end of the shop.

"I rushed out and gave the man a chair. He was very shaken up."

His wife, Linzer Sidhu, added:? All we can think is that the man's foot slipped onto the accelerator and he panicked - the car kept getting quicker and quicker as it came towards the shop."


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