WARREN, Ohio (WYTV) – A Poland man is facing drug and traffic-related charges after police said he overdosed and crashed into a vehicle on Summit Street.
Police said the crash happened just after 3 p.m. Monday near Tod Avenue. The driver, 33-year-old Michael Ramun, was unresponsive and turning blue in the car, according to police.
Police said a hypodermic syringe was found in the door handle of the car.
An officer gave a dose of Narcan, an opioid-reversal drug, to Ramun and he began to recover.
The other driver was not reportedly injured.
Suboxone was found in Ramun’s wallet, according to a police report. He told officers that he had not overdosed in a few years.
Ramun was taken to Trumbull Memorial Hospital for treatment. He was charged with drug abuse, possession of drug abuse instruments, assured clear distance and with a seat belt violation.
Police said a passenger ran from the car Ramun was driving after the crash, but police were unable to find him.