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Police: Woman Smashes Cars; Attacks Witnesses, Responders in Manchester, NH



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    A woman was arrested after police say she was caught on camera Friday afternoon speeding down a roadway in Manchester, New Hampshire, blowing through traffic lights and slamming into cars.

    Police received phone calls from witnesses who said the driver smashed into a car at the corner of Wall Street and Elm Street. As police were responding, witnesses told them the driver ran a car off the road and kept going.

    Witnesses believed the driver reached 50 to 70 mph in a 30 mph zone.

    The car made it eight to 10 blocks down Elm Street, a busy road with heavy pedestrian traffic. Police say once the driver got to Valley Street, she hit four more vehicles and flipped her own over.

    When police arrived, they say the driver, 25-year-old Victoria Nieliwocki of Manchester, was attacking witnesses. Police say they had to use a stun gun to subdue her.

    When she was being loaded onto an ambulance, police say Nieliwocki kicked an EMT in the face and spat on two police officers.

    No one was injured, but six vehicles, including Nieliwocki's, were impacted.

    Nieliwocki had a male passenger in her car, but police were not clear on the nature of his relationship to the suspect.

    While she remained at a hospital Friday evening, police announced that she would be booked on multiple counts of felony reckless conduct, four counts of simple assault and charges related to conduct after an accident.

    It was not immediately clear if Nieliwocki had an attorney.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Manchester Police.

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