Wrong-Way Driver Arrested On Multiple Charges
On December 23, 2022 at approximately 1:30 AM, State Police received reports of a silver sedan traveling the wrong way on Interstate 293 in Manchester. The initial report indicated that a vehicle had entered I-293 from the Granite Street exit traveling southbound in the northbound lanes.
The wrong-way vehicle managed to continue south onto the Everett Turnpike in Bedford, still traveling the wrong direction. Troopers were able to stop the vehicle in the area of mile marker 19.
The driver was identified as Nikhl Israni, age 22, of Lowell, MA. Israni was arrested by Troopers and is facing charges of Reckless Conduct, Driving while Intoxicated, Reckless Driving, and Possession and Transportation of drugs.
Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to contact Trooper Luan Sanches at (603)223-4381 or Luan.G.Sanches@dos.nh.gov.