Father and son overdose on heroin while driving car on highway


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By: Feng Qian

(Scroll down for video) A father and son are lucky to be alive after overdosing on heroin while driving on a highway, according to police in Ohio.

The Ohio Highway Patrol said that they were called to Interstate 75 in West Chester Township, on a report of a vehicle that was driving erratically.

Police officers who arrived at the scene, found Kenneth Partin Sr., 56, and Kenneth Partin Jr., 31, both of Cincinnati, unconscious in a vehicle that was stopped on the highway.

The father was slumped over on the steering wheel around 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Paramedics who arrived at the scene, determined that the father and son both overdosed on heroin.

They were taken to the West Chester Hospital, where they were treated and released. The father was then arrested on charges of operating a vehicle under the influence and possession of drug paraphernalia.