JESSUP, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County Police are investigating Tuesday’s fatal head-in collision in Jessup.

A 2017 Volkswagen Passat was traveling west along the 7300 block of Montevideo Road around 5:13 p.m., when it crossed into oncoming traffic for an unknown reason and struck a 2015 Ford F-250 head-on.

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The driver and sole occupant of the Volkswagen, 27-year-old Shaquille Welch of Glen Burnie, was pronounced dead on scene.

The man driving the Ford was taken to Shock Trauma with non-life threatening injuries. Two other passengers in the Ford were not injured.

Montevideo Road from Route 1 to Dorsey Run Road was closed for approximately four hours while police investigated at the crash site.

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Police are still looking to find out why Welch left the roadway.

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CBS Baltimore Staff