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Two men charged in High Point crash that left them injured: police

According to police, the crash happened in the 1600 block of Deep River Road on Oct. 17.

HIGH POINT, N.C. — Two men are facing charges following a crash in High Point which left them injured.

Deshaun Briggs was charged with felony possession of cocaine, felony serious injury by vehicle, driving while impaired, careless & reckless driving, failure to maintain lane control, and seat belt violation.

According to police, Briggs was notified of his charges and turned himself in at the Magistrate's office. The passenger, Darrow Taylor, Jr., turned himself in for his charges of felony possession of cocaine.

On Oct. 17, the High Point Police Department responded to the 1600 block of Deep River Road in relation to the crash. 

Police said a 2017 Infiniti G50 Briggs was driving south on Deep River Road, left the roadway to the right as it came to a curve in the road. 

After leaving the roadway, police said the car hit two culverts before crossing back over to the left side of the roadway where it hit a telephone pole and flipped.

At the time, Briggs and Taylor, Jr. were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. 

Police said it appeared that speed, alcohol, and the failure to wear seatbelts all contributed to the accident and injuries. 

Taylor, Jr. was released from Baptist Medical Center after being treated for facial injuries, multiple broken ribs, and internal injuries sustained in the crash. 

Briggs has a court date scheduled for November 23rd in High Point, he was released after posting an $11,500.00 secured bond. Taylor Jr. has a written promise to appear.