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Paramedic Accused of Driving Ambulance While Drunk

By: Brooks Jarosz Email
By: Brooks Jarosz Email

PIKE COUNTY, Ky (WSAZ) -- A paramedic is behind bars troopers say he was driving an ambulance while under the influence of alcohol.

Kentucky State Police tell WSAZ.com Jeffery Hignite was weaving in and out of traffic until he hit a guardrail on Kentucky Route 319. He wasn't hurt.

He was charged for driving drunk and is currently being held at the Pike County Detention Center.

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