An 18-month-old baby girl survived against incredible odds in an accident that sent the car she was in into an icy river and killed her mother.
A fisherman discovered the wreck about 12:30 p.m. Saturday in Utah’s Spanish Fork River, about 14 hours after the accident. He found the baby upside down, still strapped in a car seat.
Investigators believe the accident occurred about 10:30 p.m. Friday when the red Dodge Caliber 25-year-old Lynn Groesbeck was driving hit a cement barrier sending it crashing into the river below.
The car landed on its roof which kept the baby above the water level until she was discovered.
According to Komo News, the water was so frigid that three police officers and four firefighters involved in the rescue had to be treated at a local hospital for hypothermia.
The baby’s name has not been released.
- Britney Spears shows off her rockin’ new bod, but had to spoil it with a liberal message about ‘Dreamers’ - December 24, 2017
- Border patrol forget they’re supposed to be heartless, deliver beautiful baby at the border - December 24, 2017
- After scoring tax cut victory, Trump sees ‘tremendous Democrat support’ for his next big initiative - December 24, 2017