According to a report from the East Anglian Daily Times, Bury St Edmunds Mayor Terry Buckle drove his car through the front of a Tesco Express on Tuesday. The 73-year-old Buckle had only been mayor of the town for five days when the incident occurred. Bury St Edmunds is a small town located in Suffolk, England.
Buckle reportedly drove the care from a parking spot into the front door of a Tesco Express shop. Buckle was uninjured, but was taken to a nearby hospital as a precaution, and had X-rays taken of his neck. Though sore from the accident, he was then taken home to rest. No other serious injuries were reported.
Despite the nature of the accident, the damage caused was reportedly minimal. The side mirrors on Buckle’s car were damaged, and the doors and security equipment near the entrance to the Tesco were also damaged.