Some convenience stores are better than others. Like the ones that have everything you could want at 6 a.m. on a Tuesday morning -- a pint of milk, a Kit Kat ... an out-of-control Mercedes.

Security footage shows how shoppers and staff at this store are lucky to be alive after a car recently burst through the window and smashed into the counter.

Shelves went flying at this U.K. shop when a silver Mercedes saloon plowed through the glass. As this dramatic clip shows, it was a close call for cashier Amila Thilaksha, who jumped out of the way when the car pushed the counter into nearby shelving and almost crushed him.

Luckily, everyone else managed to escape uninjured -- including the driver, who may have lost control as she parked the automatic car in the cul-de-sac outside.

Keep reading to see the footage.