FAIRFIELD, NJ — Fairfield police officers responded to the LaCocina Deli located at 35 Little Falls Road at approximately 11:36 p.m. on Thursday to investigate a motor vehicle crash involving a tractor trailer that struck a building.
According to police, responding officers observed major structural damage to the southwest corner of the building. Investigation revealed that the driver of the truck, identified as Preetinder Singh, 23, of Ontario, Canada, was attempting to turn his vehicle around in the parking lot when he backed into the building. According to police, the truck is owned by Skyline Transport Inc., also of Ontario, Canada.
Due to the extensive damage to the building, police declared it unsafe for habitation, and the deli remained closed to customers on Friday.
Police noted that no summonses were issued. The incident was investigated by Officer James High Jr.