Heroin Overdoses Happening Behind the Wheel

Louisville Police say they had 52 overdose calls in a 32-hour period from Wednesday to Friday.

Most of them were reportedly heroin users.

One driver crashed into another car while overdosing last week.

When police found the passenger, he was already dead from drug use.

It's a scene officials say is becoming too common.

Nationwide, spikes in opioid overdoses is being blamed on certain pain relievers often given to cancer patients.

Louisville police say it's too early to tell if that's behind the overdoses in their region.


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