The driver was heading north on Ohio 61 when he attempted to slow down for a car turning left on Johnson Road, according to a spokesman with the Ohio state Highway Patrol. The driver slammed on the breaks and swerved to miss the car, hitting the guard rail. His female passenger was injured and transported to FTMC. The driver refused treatment.
Names were not available Thursday afternoon.
The driver was charged with failure to maintain assured cleared distance. Neither was wearing a seatbelt.