TONAWANDA, N.Y. (WIVB) - A Kenmore West High School student accused of running over her classmate over an argument that began online returned to court Thursday.
Eighteen-year-old Liana Nieves appeared in Town of Tonawanda Court for a felony hearing on first degree assault charges. Police say Nieves ran over her classmate, 17-year-old Maddie Silvia, with an SUV after an argument that started on social media.
Silvia suffered pelvic and spinal injuries, and remains hospitalized.
Police say Nieves got into her car just as Silvia walked in front of it on Chaplin Drive in the town. Nieves then allegedly hit the gas, running Silvia over.
Nieves' attorney, Joel Daniels, said, "Order of protection [for the victim] was extended through October."
Daniels also said that the felony hearing was not waived on Thursday, and that a status hearing is set for May 23.
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