2 indicted in numerous deadly accidents on Friday in Greensboro | crime

GREENSBORO – Separate wrecks four hours apart on Friday evening left two dead and two others charged with the fatal crashes, police said.

Officials responded to the first crash around 6:30 p.m. on East Gate City Boulevard off Interstate 40, police said in a press release.

Police said 20-year-old Michelle Espino, of Greensboro, turned her 2014 Toyota Corolla left to get onto I-40 but did not give in to oncoming traffic and fell with a 2020 Toyota Tacoma pulled by the 57th year old Michael Willard was driven by Julian.

Espino’s passenger in the front seat, 42-year-old Emma Dorado from Greensboro, was injured in the impact. She was taken to a hospital, where she later died, police said.

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Both Espino and Willard had injuries that were not considered life threatening, police said.

Espino has been charged with vehicle negligent homicide and failure to give way.

In the second crash, officers responded to 627 Creek Ridge Road just after 10:30 p.m. on Friday, where a 2009 Mercury Grand Marquis driven by a youth crossed the center line and hit a 1991 Oldsmobile 98 Regency.

The driver of the Oldsmobile, Greensboro-born Gregory Horton McKinnon, 56, was rushed to Moses Cone Hospital, where he died of his injuries, police said.

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