Suspected drink driver smashes into Sheffield McDonald's restaurant

A suspected drink driver smashed into a McDonald’s restaurant in Sheffield.

Monday, 14th October 2019, 9:28 am
Updated Monday, 14th October 2019, 5:47 pm

The fast-food restaurant in Penistone Road, Hillsborough, was cordoned off on Sunday after a car crashed into it late on Saturday night.

South Yorkshire Police have now confirmed that the damage was caused by a suspected drink driver.

In a statement, the force said “a woman has crashed her car into the wall at low speed at McDonald’s on Penistone Road, Sheffield.

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The damaged restaurant.

“She was then arrested on suspicion of driving over the prescribed alcohol limit.

“No one was injured.”

McDonald’s also issued a statement on the incident, and said: “We can confirm that a car crashed into the wall of our Hillsborough restaurant last night (Saturday).

“Police attended the incident and are currently investigating further. There were no injuries to customers or our crew.”

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The outlet was temporarily operating as a Drive-Thru only, but is understood to have fully reopened since.