'Irate' Manchester Man Facing Charges for 3-Vehicle Crash
MANCHESTER — Police say a Manchester man is facing charges for causing a three-vehicle crash in the Queen City that injured four people.
Officials say Scott Sprague, 28, was involved in a "disturbance" at Manchester district court Wednesday morning. Sprague was irate, according to a press release from police, when he took off in a 2012 Hyundai Santa Fe.
Sprague sped the wrong way down Pine Street then turned into the parking lot of the New Hampshire Institute of Art, almost hitting a pedestrian. He almost hit a second pedestrian who was trying to cross Chestnut Street.
Around 10 a.m. witnesses say Sprague was driving fast when he approached the intersection of Chestnut and Merrimack streets. Sprague drove through the red light striking a 2007 Chevrolet HHR (sports utility vehicle). The force of the crash pushed the Chevrolet, driven by a 52 year-old Litchfield woman, into a 2003 Toyota Camry, driven by a 44 year-old Manchester resident. A 58 year-old passenger in the Chevrolet and the 44 year-old driving the Camry suffered serious injuries.The Chevrolet's driver also suffered injuries in the crash.
Sprague suffered a broken leg and was charged at the hospital with reckless conduct.
He's expected to be arraigned in Hillsborough County Superior Court North on Thursday.