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BREAKING: Revived man attacks paramedics near Market Street Bridge

Updated: Wednesday, September 3 2014, 05:15 PM EDT

WTOV9.com
BROOKE COUNTY, W.Va. -  Police have confirmed that paramedics stopped on the West Virginia side of the Ohio River right along the railroad tracks near the Market Street Bridge to help a man who had overdosed Wednesday afternoon.
When the man was revived, he attacked the paramedics and fled into the woods.
A friend located the man in deteriorating condition along the railroad tracks and called 911. When paramedics arrived, they administered Narcan, a drug commonly used in the event of an overdose.
Then things went south.
"After he got behind the wall, I seen him fighting with one of the ambulance guys ," witness James Hall said. "And when the cops got down there, he took off running, and they're out there looking for him now."
The man is described as a white man in his 20s wearing only shorts.  Officials say the man's life could still be in Jeopardy if he isn't located.

BREAKING: Revived man attacks paramedics near Market Street Bridge


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