Moment police car smashes through supermarket in middle of emergency

·Freelance Writer
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This is the dramatic moment a police car crashed into a local supermarket while responding to an emergency.

The Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) vehicle was on Longstone Street in Lisburn, Northern Ireland at around 11.35am on Wednesday morning when the incident occurred.

CCTV footage shows the police vehicle appearing to take evasive action in an attempt to avoid hitting a pedestrian car.

The PSNI car swerves from the red vehicle and heads toward the supermarket. (Twitter)
The PSNI car swerves from the red vehicle and heads toward the supermarket.

It quickly rams into a Spar supermarket, with debris flying into the air at the moment of impact.

One person received minor injuries in the crash, according to a spokesperson for the PSNI.

They said: “The driver of the police vehicle was responding to an emergency when they had to take evasive action to avoid a collision with a vehicle driven by a member of the public.

The PSNI vehicle crashed into the Spar, resulting in one person suffering minor injuries.
The PSNI vehicle crashed into the Spar, resulting in one person suffering minor injuries.

“Damage was caused to commercial premises and there has been a report of one person receiving minor injuries.”

Enquiries are underway to establish what occurred and anyone who witnessed the collision, or who may have captured it on their dash cam, is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference number 635 of 21/09/2022.