One person was killed and at least 14 others were injured in a head-on collision between two commuter trains near Munich on Monday evening, according to German police.
Munich police said on Twitter that the two trains collided in the area of Ebenhausen-Schäftlarn station, which is situated southwest of the Bavarian capital.
Initial findings show the two trains collided on a single-track route. The cause of the collision is currently unclear and is being investigated.
Police have not released the identity of the person who died.
Emergency services on site
"Numerous emergency services are on the scene, there are injured people, and the line is currently completely closed," the tweet said.
According to authorities, the crash happened at around 4:40 pm (3:40pm UTC).
German newspaper Bild reported that a train driver had been trapped.
S-Bahn Munich, which is operated by Deutsche Bahn (DB), said that rescue services and police were operating between Höllriegelskreuth and Wolfratshausen stations.
The route has been closed with replacement bus services operating between the stations.