Michigan.com 1:01 p.m. EST December 10, 2014
Grand Rapids police say they’ve seen a spike in the number of heroin overdoses in the city in recent weeks.(Photo: WZZM)
GRAND RAPIDS – Police say they’ve seen a spike in the number of heroin overdoses in the city in recent weeks, and the latest overdose led to an overnight crash near downtown Grand Rapids. It happened just before midnight at Fulton Street and Sheldon Boulevard.
Officers say a 21-year-old woman overdosed on heroin while driving. She nearly ran over two people crossing the street, and ended up crashing into a parked car just east of the intersection. The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment.
Officers say she’s facing charges of operating under the influence of drugs.
This story was reported by WZZM-TV