MANCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - A driver drove through a group of protesters in Manchester tonight.

The group was partially blocking off a part of Center Street in Manchester when it all was caught on cell phone video.

Unfortunately, the police have no comment at this time because it is an open investigation.

Earlier in the day, there BLM 860 hosted a rally in Hartford, that focused mainly on the recent verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse case. 

They, and BLM New Haven, met up with Power Up CT and the Self-Defense Brigade in Manchester for another rally in Manchester.

We’re told at some point, part of the group moved over to the streets of Manchester.

Then, when the group was blocking off part of Center Street as an act of civil disobedience, a sedan with a Massachusetts license plate hesitates, and then continues driving into the crowd of protesters.

I just got off the phone with one of the protesters there, Tammy Jones.

Jones has been protesting for over 40 years, but this was the first time she’s been a part of anything like this.

She said the driver had so much rage in his face and she couldn't believe she was being struck by a car.

Jones said she knows the amount of time it took could have only been a few seconds, but it felt much longer.

According to Jones, she was not the only one who was hit. She said she was the one who was injured the most. She was hit in the right side of her stomach and leg.

At one point she had both of her hands on the hood of the car. She watched both of her wrists bend all the way backward when the driver did not stop.

Jones added that there was a woman in the passenger seat screaming at the male driver to stop.

Jones says she has filed a police report and is taking the rest of the night to digest exactly what she’s been through.

She said she may go to the hospital tomorrow to get checked out more thoroughly.

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Brian C. Duffy

samuel clemens has left the building. Who's next?

Mark Twain

Not quite, creep. Like I said, you fit right in with the other commie children at this echo chamber

Brian C. Duffy

Sorry, the page you're looking for cannot be found.

JustPassing

This "throwdown" looks pretty funny. On one side is someone mad enough to keep making accounts, on the other is someone who has A LOT of time on their hands to be refreshing profile pages of randos on this site to post about when they get banned/removed.

Wellduh

#BLM

https://mobile.twitter.com/IntelPointAlert/status/1462569620922155008

Joey

Seeing how last year several people were pulled out of their vehicles and pummeled to a pulp, another man in his vehicle shot by a protester in Provo, Utah, etc etc some people will be startled and not know what to do when a road is blocked off by protesters. Don't block the road if you are protesting. Also if you're a driver and the road is blocked by these protesters, turn around it's not worth it.

Wellduh

In a world full of Karens, be a Kyle.

Verdad

Ok Kaaron

gothelittle

I'm glad nobody was seriously hurt. I do have to wonder, though, why a group about black lives mattering are protesting about a white man being acquitted of criminal charges for shooting white men who attacked him. Andrew Coffee IV is a black man who fired on sheriff deputies who were serving a warrant on him for drug possession. He was acquitted of charges on the same day that Rittenhouse was, with the same argument of self defense. Does BLM think he should have been convicted? Does BLM want to change the law to make black people not able to protect themselves from police brutality for the sake of white people shooting white people? What's the sense in that? If they really mean it when they say that Black Lives Matter, they should be more interested in, I dunno, protecting Black Lives.

A71JDJT

Nah, BLM couldn't give a squat about black lives. They care about a Marxist/Communist revolution; they've picked a "harmless, socially acceptable" name for their group, which is in reality a front group for Communist ideological advancement. And , some BLM groups are violent ... imagine that. Ripped straight out of the pages of history (which all Communists desperately want to rewrite).

SunnyDay

CGS 53.182 reckless use of the highway by a pedestrian. Fine her. In 40 years of protesting this probably isn't her first infraction.

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Verdad

You are holding it together quite well. Don't forget to breathe during your rant.

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Brian C. Duffy

It was a male driver, so it obviously wasn't you or JustFake.

Brian Duffy ~~ Tariffville, CT (WFSB will soon be Gray)

Wellduh

Get out of the street you smooth brains. No one is stopping for a mob of angry leftists to become the next headline when you try to beat them or destroy their property, you're going to be a speed bump.

Brian C. Duffy

Yellowblood

Verdad

You are both clueless boomers. Dopey and Cupkake Kaaron. Get a room.

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