Man overdoses in McDonald’s drive-thru with 3-year-old in car

Posted at 11:19 AM, Mar 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-28 11:19:35-04

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – An Ohio man faces charges after police say he passed out from a drug overdose at a McDonald’s drive-thru with a three-year-old in his car.

(Rocky River Police)

Police arrived at the restaurant just before 9 p.m. on March 20 after reports of a man passed out in his car. There were indications of opiate abuse, and an officer administered Naloxone before the man was taken to the hospital by ambulance, according to police reports.

A 3-year-old child was in the car and was taken to the police department to be identified.

(Rocky River Police)

After he was released from the hospital, Anthony J. Kukich, 22, was arrested for child endangering and for operating a vehicle under the influence of drugs.

The child’s mother, 25-year-old Paige M. Childs, had been dropped off at a friend’s home moments before the incident and was found and arrested on a traffic warrant out of North Olmsted.

The child was released to a family member.