Two injured in serious car wreck on US 29 in Greensboro

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Wreck on U.S. 29 in Greensboro

GREENSBORO, N.C. — Two people were injured in an early Tuesday morning car wreck on U.S. 29 in Greensboro.

Police responded to the wreck around 4:12 a.m. on U.S. 29 southbound near the merge with I40W/85S.

Police say Kiante Powell, 20, Greensboro, was driving a 2013 Volkswagen  southbound on U.S. 29 when her vehicle slammed into a disabled 1993 Toyota Camry that was stopped in the travel lanes.

The driver of the disabled Camry, Ousseynou Diop, 41, of Greensboro, was transported to Moses Cone Hospital with life threatening injuries.

Diop’s condition is listed as stable but critical.

Powell, the driver of the Volkswagen, was also transported to Moses Cone with non-life threatening injuries. She was treated and released.

The collision is being investigated by the Greensboro Police Department Crash Reconstruction Unit.

The highway was closed for a short time, but has since reopened.