MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WUSA9) -- A three car crash in Montgomery County Wednesday afternoon has turned fatal, and police are calling it a hit-and-run.
At approximately 1:18 p.m., fire and rescue officials responded to the report of a crash on Columbia Pike near the intersection of Fairland Road.
Upon arrival, police observed a black Audi overturned on eastbound Fairland Road, a black Lincoln Navigator on northbound Columbia Pike, and a Toyota Scion tC on eastbound Fairland Road which appeared to be involved in the collision, police say.
After talking to witnesses, police say they determined that a red Jeep was also involved in the sequence of events leading to the crash and a look-out was placed on the vehicle.
The Jeep Commander returned to the scene of the collision at approximately 3:24 p.m. and the driver said she had been involved in the earlier crash, police say.
Preliminary investigation by police has determined that the Jeep Commander was traveling northbound on Columbia Pike and made a lane change. During the lane change, the Jeep came into contact with the Audi which was also traveling on northbound Columbia Pike.
The collision between the Jeep and the Audi caused the Audi to collide with the Lincoln Navigator also traveling on northbound Columbia Pike, police say. As a result of the collision with the Lincoln Navigator, the Audi overturned and struck a Toyota Scion tC which was stopped at the intersection on westbound Fairland Road at Columbia Pike.
The driver of the Audi was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries. The driver of the Lincoln Navigator was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The other drivers involved in the collision did not sustain any injuries.
Police identified the driver of the Audi as Marcelina Maria Cordoba, age 22, of the 14100 block of Castle Boulevard in Silver Spring.
The circumstances surrounding this collision remain under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to call the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240.773.6620 or call the police non-emergency number at 301.279.8000. Callers may remain anonymous.