Report by Paula Antolini, July 7, 2019, 6:34AM EDT
On the evening of July 5th at about 10:00pm Officers McDermott, Harold and Wickman of the Newtown Police Department responded to the I-84 Exit 11 off-ramp for the report of two individuals overdosing in a vehicle.
Upon arrival, the driver and passenger, were both found unconscious. Both officers provided aid and required 6 doses of Narcan to revive the two individuals.
Newtown Ambulance transported the individuals, both from New York, to Danbury Hospital for further evaluation.
Due to the incident occurring on a state highway Connecticut State Police took over the investigation.