ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (WJZ) — One person was killed and another was injured after a crash in Ellicott City on Wednesday afternoon, according to Howard County Police.

Police say it happened around 2:15 p.m.

According to police, a 2010 Nissan Altima was traveling eastbound on North Ridge Road prior to Ellicott Hills Boulevard when it crossed the double yellow line for unknown reasons and struck a 2014 BMW 535i traveling westbound.

The driver of the Nissan, 27-year-old Sadiq Abdul-Wahhab of Ellicott City, was taken to Howard County General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the BMW, 41-year-old Chaitanya Karri of Ellicott City, was taken to Shock Trauma where she is in stable condition.

Police are continuing their investigation into the cause of the crash.

CBS Baltimore Staff


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