NEWS RELEASE: Police investigating fatal collision in Columbia

One person was killed and another was injured in a collision Monday night in Columbia.

At approximately 9:44 p.m., a 2004 Mercedes-Benz S430 was traveling westbound on Route 108 past Manorstone Lane when it crossed into oncoming traffic for an unknown reason and struck a 2013 Hyundai Tucson traveling eastbound.

The driver and sole occupant of the Mercedes, 61-year-old Chang Su Kang of Columbia, was transported to Howard County General Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver and sole occupant of the Hyundai, an adult female from Columbia, was transported to University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center and is listed in fair condition.

The investigation is ongoing. Route 108 between Manorstone Lane and Middle Patuxent Court was closed for approximately 2 ½ hours.


Scott E