New details released in weekend chase near Thomasville that ended in a crash

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DAVIDSON COUNTY, N.C. -- New details emerged Monday about a chase and one-car crash that happened near Thomasville Saturday afternoon.

The Davidson County Sheriff's Office said the chase started at a traffic stop with a motor vehicle violation. The original charge was a license plate cover violation.

The driver fled the scene and a chase ensued, lasting for about two miles. The vehicle reached in excess of 100 mph, according to the Davidson County Sheriff's Office.

The chase ended with a crash at about 2:30 p.m. on Scenic Way at Windsor Circle, just outside of the Thomasville city limits. The 2005 Nissan ran off the right side of the road and collided with a utility pole, then ran off to the left and struck a ditch, according to Highway Patrol.

As a result, the car overturned and collided with several trees.

Jacolby Lee Alford and Damian Toney

Four people were inside the car including the driver, Jacolby Lee Alford, of High Point, and passengers Damian Toney, of High Point, and Reginald Briley, of High Point. Briley had serious injuries and was taken to Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. He is listed in "extremely" critical condition.

The fourth person in the vehicle was a 15-year-old who was not injured.

Alford faces the following charges: license plate cover violation, stop sign violation, unsafe movement violation, careless and reckless driver to endanger, driving left of center, speeding more than 15 miles over the speed limit, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and felony fleeing to elude arrest.

He was taken to jail under a $25,000 secure bond.

Toney is charged with carrying a concealed weapon, possession of marijuana, possession of marijuana paraphernalia. He is in jail under a $5,000 secure bond.

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