Spokane suspect apparently choked on drug bagApril 4, 2014 @ 5:54 am
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- Police say a Spokane hit-and-run suspect apparently tried to swallow a bag of drugs before his arrest.
The 36-year-old man had a medical emergency Wednesday while in custody and medics pulled a bag from his throat. The 36-year-old was taken to a hospital in critical condition.
KREM reports (http://bit.ly/1kxlwVm) police had chased his car after a hit-and-run collision. He crashed and tried to run away before he was caught.
Information from: KREM-TV, http://www.krem.com/
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