Shop damaged near Sheffield after car ploughs into building in early morning smash

A shop near Sheffield is cordoned off and is to be assessed by structural engineers after a car ploughed into the building in an early morning smash.

Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 1:43 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 2:53 pm

Police officers were deployed to the Nisa store on Rotherham Road, Killamarsh, at around 2.50am after reports that a car had struck the building.

The brickwork and metal shutters were damaged in the collision.

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The car involved, believed to be a black Toyota Aygo, left the scene and has not yet been traced.

Derbyshire Constabulary said it is unable to confirm whether the incident is being treated as a ram raid.

In a statement, the force said: “Due to structural damage to the doors and surrounding wall, the structure of the building will need to be assessed to ensure it is safe to enter before any further investigations can take place.”

Witnesses or anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101 and quote incident 19000218259.