A CAR smashed into a Southampton fast-food outlet over the weekend leaving it damaged.

Piles of brick and rubble could be spotted outside the KFC restaurant in Bursledon Road on Sunday morning.

A cordon was put in place following the crash during the early hours.

Police have now launched an investigation into what happened.

It is currently unknown if anyone was injured.

A Hampshire Constabulary spokesperson said: "Police are currently investigating after damage was caused to the outside of the building of KFC, Bursledon Road.

It appears a vehicle has been in collision with the building during the early hours of Sunday, 18 July.

"The matter is under investigation."

Anyone with any information is urged to contact 44210283344.

The Daily Echo is awaiting comment from KFC.