Fatal accident in Warren County

UNION TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19)-- The Ohio Highway state patrol is investigating a fatal car accident that occurred on Saturday evening.

Around 11:00pm 32-year-old Charles Hughes was traveling west on Mason- Morrow-Millgrove Road when he went of the side of the road, and struck a guardrail. he car then ended up on the right side of the road.

The passenger, 45-year-old Steven Bach had fatal injures from the crash and was pronounced dead at the scene.

After the crash, Hughes left the scene on foot and was found a short distance away from the scene. He was taken to Bethesda North Hospital for minor injuries.

The crash is still under investigation. Officials  that speed and alcohol appear to be factors.