GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. -- A Guilford County sheriff's deputy was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon while trying to help another deputy responding to a breaking and entering, according to Highway Patrol.
The crash happened around 1 p.m. on Ritters Lake Road, south of Greensboro.
At about 12:30 p.m., two break-ins occurred in the area near the scene of the crash.
According to Col. Randy Powers, one deputy encountered the suspects and had to hold one at gunpoint. The deputy requested assistance while the other suspect was still at large.
As deputies were arriving in the area, one deputy turned down Ritters Lake Road and headed toward the area where the break-ins occurred.
According to Highway Patrol Trooper Brandon Baker, a driver tried to turn left onto Lansbury Road off Ritters Lake Road, which caused the collision. That driver will be charged with failure to yield.
The deputy was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
The person in the other vehicle involved in the crash was taken from the scene by a family member with what appeared to be a non-life-threatening injury.
The deputy was traveling with emergency lights and a siren activated, Powers said.
According to Powers, the two break-ins happened on Mossdale and Wiley Lewis roads. Both suspects have been taken into custody.
The suspects were identified as Terrell Webster, 27, and Shamell Tate, 26, both of Greensboro.
Webster is charged with felony flee to elude, resist delay obstruct an officer, reckless driving to endanger, drive left of center, failure to maintain lane control, speeding, driving while license revoked, two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering, possession of burglary tools and possession of stolen property.
Tate is charged with resist delay obstruct an officer, two counts of felony breaking and entering, two counts of larceny after breaking and entering, possession of burglary tools, and possession of stolen property. tate was an absconder from probation and was served with an outstanding order for arrests for felony breaking and entering, larceny after breaking and entering, felony probation violation, injury to real property and injury to personal property.
The sheriff's office has not released the names of the deputy or the other person involved in the crash.