Mazda Collides with a Porsche Cayenne in Elkridge Resulting in Death
A fatal car crash early Tuesday morning left I-95 in Howard County backed up for hours, according to Maryland State Police. The crash, which involved multiple cars, happened around 1:30 a.m. at I-95 south prior to exit 43B in Elkridge, according to the Maryland CHART map. Troopers said a 2016 Porsche Cayenne rear-ended a 2008 Mazda, which caused both cars to lose control. The passenger of the Mazda, identified as 50-year-old Alcira Garcia De Dubon, from Baltimore, was ejected from the car and died at the scene.
Officers said the driver of the Porsche attempted to walk across I-95 and was struck by another car. He was taken to the hospital. All lanes were still closed around 6:20 a.m., but two had opened by 6:50 a.m., and all lanes were open by 7:50 a.m., according to the Maryland State Highway administration. As of 6:50 a.m., two left traffic lanes are closed, according to MDOT.
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