Crash Kills Cheektowaga Mother

December 7, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 12:24 PM EDT

By Kyla Igoe

December 7, 2011 Updated Dec 9, 2011 at 12:24 PM EDT

Cheektowaga, NY (WKBW)- Police are investigating a two car crash on Losson Road near Hillpine Road Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say a Maroon Saturn car was driving westbound when it suddenly swerved into oncoming traffic and stuck a SUV. The crash killed the driver of the saturn car, 41-year-old Jill Foltarz of Cheektowaga, and seriously injured her 17-year-old son. Foltarz's son remains at ECMC. The driver of the SUV suffered minor injures and was also treated at ECMC. Police say speed and weather did not play a factor in this crash. Investigators are now trying to piece together exactly what caused the driver to veer into oncoming traffic.

"It's something other than weather,"said Cheektowaga Police Captain James Speyer. "It's a possibility it was either a medical condition or some form of distracted driving. We don't know for sure."

The crash closed Losson Road between Hillpine Road and Towers Boulevard for several hours while detectives investigated.