Police: Man arrested in 3-vehicle crash left court dispute in Manchester

Associated Press
Published: 7/12/2018 5:13:42 PM

Police in New Hampshire say a man who abruptly drove off from a disturbance at a courthouse caused a three-vehicle crash that injured him and three others.

Police arrested 28-year-old Scott Sprague of Manchester on a charge of reckless conduct. Police said he initially faced additional charges of second-degree assault and attempted assault but said Thursday the charges were amended.

Police said Sprague was involved in a disturbance at Manchester District Court and a police sergeant spoke with him before he sped away Wednesday.

Witnesses said he narrowly missed hitting a couple of pedestrians before striking a car that crashed into another vehicle. Sprague reportedly suffered a broken leg. Three others were hurt, two seriously, officials said.

Authorities arrested Sprague at a hospital. He was scheduled to be arraigned Thursday. It wasn’t immediately known if he had a lawyer.

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