UPDATE (March 18): The deceased drivers are identified as Naysha Dayshawnna Jackson (Acura), 29, of Ellicott City, and Dawn Cathylee Eden (Subaru), 60, of Columbia.

Howard County police are investigating a fatal three-vehicle collision in Ellicott City overnight.

At approximately 2:05 a.m. March 17, a 2021 Acura RDX was traveling the wrong direction on Route 100 westbound in the area of Snowden River Parkway when it was struck by a 2010 Subaru Forester and a 2004 Lincoln Town Car.

The drivers of the Acura and the Subaru, both adult females, were pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the Lincoln was not injured.

Preliminary investigation revealed the driver of the Acura was not wearing her seatbelt. Investigation into the cause of the collision is ongoing.

Route 100 westbound was closed for approximately four hours.


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