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Truck crashes into Tupelo grocery store

Shoppers were shaken but not seriously hurt when a truck crashed through the front of a grocery store in Tupelo Tuesday afternoon.

Posted: Dec 18, 2018 7:22 PM
Updated: Dec 18, 2018 7:35 PM

TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) -  Shoppers were shaken but not seriously hurt when a truck crashed through the front of a grocery store in Tupelo Tuesday afternoon.

People nearby say it was around 3:30 p.m. when a pickup truck slammed through a brick wall at Shoppers Value Foods on East Main Street. 

A store employee's photo after a truck crashed into a Tupelo grocery store Tuesday afternoon

It's believed the driver had a medical issue.  The elderly man was taken to the hospital.

The store was able to remain open as workers cleared debris from the gaping hole that was left.

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