He got a call saying she was in an accident and rushed to the hospital to be by her side. When he got there he was drugged and taken back to his apartment, where he was given a lethal dose of herion. Brenda, feeling that something was wrong when he didn't show at Laura's funeral, went to find him. She found him at his apartment near death, she call 911 and kept him awake til help arrived. She saved his life, and what's that saying once you save a life your responsible for it forever.