Double fatal accident in Green Township

GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19)-- Police and Sheriffs are investigating an accident that killed two women Saturday evening.

A short time after 6:30pm, 56-year-old Cynthia Merck was traveling west at the 6400 block of Taylor Road when her vehicle went left of center and struck another vehicle. 48-year-old Bonita Sohngen was traveling East on Taylor Road when she was hit.

Green Township Fire and Rescue Crews were called to the scene. Both Merck and Sohngen died at the scene.

There were two boys in the back seat of Bonita Sohngen's vehicle during the time of the accident. The two were transported Cincinnati Children's Hospital where they are listed in stable condition.

Taylor Road was shut down for over three hours while officials were on the scene.