A Three-Year-Old Child Has Died Due to a Collision Last Week; Police Investigating

by Patrick Herron

The investigation by detectives has determined that the driver of a white 1997 Ford F-150, pulling a 2015 Holmes light duty trailer, was attempting to make a left turn from eastbound Atherton Dr. onto northbound Connecticut Ave. The operator of a white 2015 Kia Optima was traveling and continuing south on Connecticut Ave. The two vehicles collided in the intersection.

Officers located six patients with injuries ranging from minor to life-threatening. Four of those patients were passengers of the Kia. Two additional patients were passengers of the Ford.

A child, a passenger in the Kia, sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to an area hospital where she succumbed to her injuries on Wednesday, May 18, 2022.  The decedent has been identified as 3-year-old Dreamie Dior Jackson from Silver Spring, Maryland.

The Collision Reconstruction Unit continues to investigate this collision. Anyone with information regarding this collision is asked to contact CRU detectives at 240-773-6620.


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