Ky. EMS provider arrested on suspicion of DUI after rollover rig crash

Boyd County Sheriff’s Office deputies said that the NetCare employee who had been driving the ambulance kept changing his story


By Leila Merrill

BOYD COUNTY, Ky. — An EMS provider was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Saturday morning after an ambulance rollover crash, WSAZ reported.

The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office said that a NetCare ambulance carrying a patient rolled over in a single-vehicle wreck along U.S. 23.

The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office said that a NetCare ambulance rolled over in a single-vehicle wreck along U.S. 23.
The Boyd County Sheriff’s Office said that a NetCare ambulance rolled over in a single-vehicle wreck along U.S. 23. (Photo/NetCare Ambulance Service)

The patient and the two EMS providers were not hurt.

Deputies said Patrick Todd Jarrell, 38, first said that a deer ran in front of the ambulance but kept changing his story. After conducting a field sobriety test, deputies arrested Jarrell.

An investigation is ongoing.

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