Crash closes cabin for a day

NILA 06-11-12 BE 8 Scott Stevenson, Billy Bunters cafe, Furnace road, Ilkeston.
NILA 06-11-12 BE 8 Scott Stevenson, Billy Bunters cafe, Furnace road, Ilkeston.

The owner of a sandwich cabin in Ilkeston had to shut up shop after a car hit the temporary building and knocked out its electricity.

Scott Stevenson, of Billy Bunters in Furnace Road, said the crash has cost him about £300 in repairs and lost earnings. The impact destroyed an electrical box meaning he had no power to open up on Monday morning.

Police said the incident was reported at about 3.45pm on Sunday.