Sir Tony Baldry's car crashes into shop... and toilet

Bicester Advertiser: Sir Tony's crashed car and the destroyed toilet Sir Tony's crashed car and the destroyed toilet

BANBURY MP Sir Tony Baldry yesterday lost control of his car and crashed it into a shop, three other cars ... and a portable toilet.

Sir Tony had parked his black Mercedes car in Banbury and said last night the automatic vehcile had shot off when he bent down to pick up a dropped shopping ticket.

Despite the MP trying to regain control, the car veered through the car park, took out a portable toilet, went over a small drop into a neighbouring road and then hit a wall of a Poundland store.

It then hit a parked van and three stationary cars before coming to a rest against a concrete pillar, a witness said.

No one was injured and Sir Tony is understood to have given a negative breath test to police. Breath tests are standard police procedure in crashes.

Bicester Advertiser: Tony Baldry

Sir Tony, above , said it had been a scary incident. He added he had tried to steady and stop the car by sticking his right foot out of the door and on to the pavement.

 

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