A luxurious SUV got here barreling via the headstones at a Massachusetts cemetery on Saturday, April 16, toppling grave markers over on a number of plots, in accordance with police.
Police in Melrose — roughly 10 miles north of Boston — responded to a name round 2:30 p.m. for a “motor vehicle crash” on the Wyoming Cemetery, a launch mentioned.
When officers arrived, they discovered a banged up Range Rover stopped amid a multitude of damaged tombstones, a photograph shared by police reveals.
The driver, a 53-year-old Melrose lady, was studying to drive however misplaced management, the discharge mentioned. She had a learner’s allow and a relative, who has a license, was driving alongside along with her.
Neither was damage, however a number of graves had been broken and a minimum of eight headstones had been knocked down, police mentioned.
City employees “successfully uprighted” the downed headstones.
Melrose police are investigating the crash.