Police claim the driver of a white BMW hit the gas instead of the brakes, causing the vehicle to explode-in reverse-into the Gem Meat Supermarket in Flatbush yesterday afternoon. Judging from the shocking surveillance footage, you'd think an earthquake struck the Nostrand Avenue establishment.

The three injuries and one person taken to the hospital aren't even the most alarming results of the crash. That title goes to the looting of the store following the accident, as the New York Post reports that rather than stop to help, dozens flocked to the carnage to snatch "meat, canned goods, milk and other foods."

We live in a cold world, but come on....

[via Gothamist and the New York Post]

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