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Ramseur Elementary teacher in Randolph County seriously injured after head-on crash; suspect charged

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Victim: Erica Gilley Castillo (Ramseur Elementary School)

RANDOLPH COUNTY, N.C. — A woman faces charges after a head-on crash in Randolph County seriously injured another woman Tuesday morning, according to Highway Patrol Master Trooper Brandon Baker.

Taylor Glyn Griffin, 26, of Liberty, faces charges in connection to a wreck that injured Erica Gilley Castillo, 29, of McLeansville.

Griffin has been charged with driving while impaired (drug impairment), driving while license revoked, driving left of center and aggravated felony serious injury by a motor vehicle.

Troopers were called to N.C. 49 near Shady Grove Church Road at about 7:30 a.m. Tuesday after a head-on crash.

Baker said Griffin was headed northeast on N.C. 49 in a 2016 Chevrolet passenger car when she crossed the center line in a curve and hit a 2010 Honda SUV head-on.

Castillo was driving the Honda and was airlifted to UNC Trauma Center in serious condition.

Randolph County Schools said Castillo works at Ramseur Elementary School as a lead teacher.

Griffin was taken to Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro with non-life-threatening injuries.

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N.C. 49 and Shady Grove Church Road

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