Waterbury PD: 14-year-old crashes car into building on Baldwin Street; residents displaced


WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Waterbury Police are investigating after a car collided into a building early Saturday morning.

Waterbury Police Department responded to a complaint of a car collision into a building on 315 Baldwin Street at 2:49 a.m.

When responding officers arrived on the scene, they located a commercial building and a car that struck the exterior. The building held a retail store on the first level and apartments above.

The driver, discovered to be a 14-year-old juvenile, fled the scene and was later located at St. Mary’s Hospital. They were placed under arrest for both criminal and motor vehicle charges related to the incident.

At the time of investigation, the driver was in stable condition and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

The damage done to the building was extensive, and the inspector’s office has coordinated a relocation of the residents to determine the property is safe to reside in.

There are no reports of injuries from any of the residents in the building at this time.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Stay up to date with the News 8 app and WTNH.com for more details as they become available.

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