First and foremost, no one was hurt, thankfully.
Although, this could have been much worse as a man whose foot slipped on his way out to grab a sandwich smashed his car through a local shop front in Skerries.
He explained to the Irish Sun that, "it was just an accident, the foot slipped on the accelerator, that’s all".
He was also thankful that "there was no injuries or anything, no injuries at all. Lucky, very lucky".
Indeed it was as the shop was very busy at the time.
I dodged a bullet about 30mins ago. Working in Skerries and car came through the front door. Everybody miraculously walked away without injury. I was standing at the gift bags on the right of photo. Busy shop at the time, incredible no one seriously injured #luckyday #skerries pic.twitter.com/cYNAqxS63f
— Dave Morris (@Mybeccal) September 17, 2019
Accordting to The Irish Sun, the Gardaí and Dublin Fire Brigade arrived on the scene shortly after and arrested the man but he was released shortly afterwards.
A witness told the Irish Daily Star's Michael O'Toole that 'he got out of his car and bought cigarettes in the shop after the crash'.
Wednesday’s @IsFearrAnStar front page. I spoke to the fella whose Jag ended up inside a shop - he said his foot slipped. A witness told us the lad got out of his car and bought cigarettes in the shop after the crash...👀 pic.twitter.com/xa5W0JFEie
— Michael O'Toole 🇮🇪🇪🇺 (@mickthehack) September 18, 2019
These pictures taken by Dublin Fire Brigade indicate just how far into the shop he got an he probably didn't even need to get out of it to grab the cigarettes.
Skerries firefighters & our Kilbarrack ambulance were called to a shop this afternoon after a car drove through the shopfront. The shop was open at the time & Gardaí also attended the scene #Dublin #fire #Fingal pic.twitter.com/Xip1gW7D0B
— Dublin Fire Brigade (@DubFireBrigade) September 17, 2019
Quite a bizarre story but let's just be thankful there were no injuries and just cosmetic damage done to the shop.
(header pic: Dublin Fire Brigade)