Eastlake Fatal Accident Kills One Adult, Two Kids

Eastlake, OH - Three people are dead including two young children after a car accident on SR 91 and E. 205th street Monday evening.

The accident happened around 9:30 p-m Monday on State Route 2 between SR 91 and E.205th street. Police say the mother of the children drove her mini-van the wrong way on the highway for about a half a mile before slamming head-on into a Cadillac.

Melanie Johnson, mother, was life-flighted to metro where she is in surgery. Johnson's  two-year-old daughter was life-flighted to metro where she died. Johnson's three-year-old son was taken to lake west where he died. The names of the children have not been released at this time.

The driver of the Cadillac, 29-year-old Jason Jenkins, was ejected from the car and pronounced dead at the scene.

Besides the two kids in Johnson's minivan who were killed, she also has two other children who were not in the vehicle.

Cops say the crash remains under investigation..but, weather was not a factor.