Wilhermsdorf (dpa / lby) – After a head-on collision between two cars in the district of Fürth, a woman died on Friday. Her 18-year-old passenger and another driver were seriously injured in the accident. The 46-year-old man got into oncoming traffic on a street near Wilhermsdorf with his car for an initially unclear reason, the police said. There he crashed his car head-on into the 41-year-old’s car, which was thrown onto a meadow by the force of the impact.

The woman died at the scene of the accident from her serious injuries. Her passenger and the 46-year-old were taken to the hospital. The police determined the cause of the accident, and an expert was called in by order of the public prosecutor’s office. The affected road remained closed until the afternoon.