Biessenhofen (dpa / lby) - A 61-year-old died in a head-on collision between two cars in Ostallgäu.

An oncoming motorist got into oncoming traffic and hit her vehicle, the police said on Friday evening.

The 61-year-old was trapped and died at the accident site.

It was initially unclear why the 29-year-old left her own lane on the federal highway between Kaufbeuren and Biessenhofen in the afternoon.

Experts should clarify the cause of the accident.