Toddler sent to hospital after truck slams into Groton building

GROTON — Groton Town Police are investigating a hit and run that ended with another crash into an apartment building which sent a toddler to the hospital.

Police say 29 year-old Maxwell Nucci was at the wheel when the truck he was driving crashed into a building at the Laurel Glen apartment complex on Buddington Road around 7:20 p.m. Monday night.

According to police, Nucci also had a three year-old in the truck with him at the time of the crash. The girl was taken to a local hospital and treated for a head laceration.

As far as the building, officials say there is no significant structural damage.

Police tell Fox 61 that Nucci was also involved in a hit and run incident a short distance away on Drozdyk Drive.

Nucci faces several charges including first-degree reckless endangerment, risk of injury to a minor, evading responsibility and operating under the influence.

Police expect to release more details later today so stay tuned to Fox 61 for updates.