Schechen (dpa / lby) - In a traffic accident on Bundesstraße 15 near Schechen (Rosenheim district) with three cars involved, two people died and one person was seriously injured on Sunday afternoon.

The two dead men, aged 34 and 71, and the seriously injured person were the drivers, the police said.

In the evening, the police assumed that one of the drivers had missed an oncoming car while attempting to overtake and had driven into it head-on.

Both drivers later died.

The seriously injured person drove his car behind one of the cars and crashed into the scene of the accident.

The seriously injured driver was taken to a hospital.