Daniel Thompson revived by EMT’s with heroin antidote and arrested for two DUI crashes
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Atlantic City Police report that a driver who struck two vehicles and was given naloxone for a heroin overdose was arrested for DUI. On August 11, 2017, a driver was charged with driving under the influence after he was involved in two separate accidents.
Police report that on August 11, 2017, Daniel Thompson was charged with driving under the influence after he was involved in two separate accidents.
At 2:00 pm, patrol officers responded to the the 1500 block of Atlantic Avenue for a report of a vehicle that left the roadway.
Officers and ambulance personnel arrived to find Daniel Thompson inside his vehicle. Ambulance personnel used the drug reversing antidote naloxone. Thompson was revived and taken to the AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, City Division, to be treated for his injuries.
An investigation by Officer Ivan Lopez revealed Thompson side-swiped a vehicle at South Carolina and Atlantic Avenues. There were no injuries in the other vehicle. Thompson continued driving down Atlantic Avenue where he left the roadway striking a traffic sign and parking meter while continuing on the curb before striking the steps in front of McDonald’s Express.
Thompson was issued numerous motor vehicle summons for the two accidents.
ARRESTED: Daniel Thompson, a 27-year-old male from New Fairfield, CT.
CHARGES: Driving while suspended, careless driving, leaving the scene of an accident, failure to report an accident, driving under the influence, reckless driving, uninsured driver, and unlicensed driver.
Thompson was released with a future court date.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact the Accident Investigations Section at 609-347-5744 or text anonymously to tip411 (847411). Begin the text with ACPD.