Police say 2 killed and 2 seriously injured after an SUV drove into oncoming traffic on I-40 in Greensboro

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GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) – As a result of an accident involving alcohol on Interstate 40 in Greensboro, two people were killed and two were seriously injured, police said.

Around 9:45 p.m. on Saturday night, officers responded to the crash.

Police say a 28-year-old man from Greensboro was driving a 2006 black Infiniti SUV west on the I-40 with three passengers: 27-year-old Darius Dashon Smyr, 31-year-old Antonio Maurice James and 29-year-old, all of Greensboro.

Police say the SUV veered off the road to the left and crossed the middle for oncoming traffic.

The SUV collided with a 2004 white Chevrolet Silverado to the east, driven by a 20-year-old Greensboro resident.

The SUV then knocked down a black Acura driven by a 32-year-old Greensboro resident.

The 2014 white Jeep Compass, driven by a 22-year-old South Carolina resident, crashed into Silverado’s back.

Smyr and James died in the crash.

The driver and the second passenger of the SUV were seriously injured. The Silverado driver was also seriously injured.

The driver of the Jeep Compass received minor injuries, the driver of the Acura was not injured.

Police believe the cause was alcohol, but police did not report any charges.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Greensboro / Guilford Crime Stoppers at (336) 373-1000.

Police say 2 killed and 2 seriously injured after an SUV drove into oncoming traffic on I-40 in Greensboro

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