NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY ( -- Police say a baby exposed to an opioid was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night.

Detectives observed the vehicle carrying the child enter Christian Northwest Hospital at a high rate of speed around 8 p.m.

The 8-month-old baby was exposed to an opioid on the 12300 block of Rocket Drive in Florissant.

The baby is still at the hospital and is receiving life-saving treatment, police say.

The St. Louis County Police Department’s Bureau of Crimes Against Persons is investigating this incident. No arrests have been made at this time.

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