Man reportedly ODs at busy Wilkes-Barre intersection with child in car


A man reportedly overdosed in his car with a child in the backseat at the busy intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Street Wednesday morning.


A Wilkes-Barre police officer removed a child from a car seat after the man driving reportedly overdosed Wednesday morning at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue.


Traffic at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue was snarled Wednesday morning while Wilkes-Barre police, firefighters and ambulance personnel responded to a reported drug overdose of a driver with a child in the back seat of a car.



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    WILKES-BARRE — A man reportedly overdosed in his car with a child in the backseat at the busy intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue Wednesday morning.

    Wilkes-Barre police took the child who had been strapped into a car seat. The unidentified driver was taken by ambulance to a local hospital.

    First responders administered naloxone, an opioid antidote to the driver.

    A police officer held the naloxone spray injector and syringe in his right hand and a spoon in his left hand. The items were taken from the car during the response that snarled traffic at the intersection.

    A man reportedly overdosed in his car with a child in the backseat at the busy intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Street Wednesday morning.
    http://timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_WB-OD2-1.jpgA man reportedly overdosed in his car with a child in the backseat at the busy intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Street Wednesday morning.
    A Wilkes-Barre police officer removed a child from a car seat after the man driving reportedly overdosed Wednesday morning at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue.
    http://timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_WB-OD-1-1.jpgA Wilkes-Barre police officer removed a child from a car seat after the man driving reportedly overdosed Wednesday morning at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue.
    Traffic at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue was snarled Wednesday morning while Wilkes-Barre police, firefighters and ambulance personnel responded to a reported drug overdose of a driver with a child in the back seat of a car.
    http://timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/web1_WB-OD-3-1.jpgTraffic at the intersection of North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard and Conyngham Avenue was snarled Wednesday morning while Wilkes-Barre police, firefighters and ambulance personnel responded to a reported drug overdose of a driver with a child in the back seat of a car.
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