Colorado Springs police used a nasal spray that reverses opioid overdoses to save the life of a man Sunday near Memorial Park.
Officers were flagged to help a man in a pickup, a police report said.
Officers administered Narcan, a nasal spray version of naloxone, which reverses opioid overdoses and helps restore breathing and consciousness.
A witness told police the 30-year-old man, whose name has not been released, had consumed a combination of Percocet, an opioid pain reliever, and MDMA (methylenedioxy-methamphetamine). He was not breathing and didn’t have a pulse when officers found him near Prospect Lake Drive and Union Boulevard.
Medical personnel arrived and administered several more doses of Narcan while an officer performed CPR and the man regained consciousness. He was then hospitalized.