An 18-month-old baby was found alive inside a wrecked car in Utah Saturday, 13 hours after the car the child was in plunged into a river.
Police said the child’s mother was found dead in the car when a fisherman discovered the crashed vehicle at around 12:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon. The car was found upside down and restimg on its roof.
IT is believed that the car hit a cement barrier on a bridge at around 10:30 p.m. Friday night and ended up in the Spanish Fork River in Spanish Fork, a city of around 37,000 people south of Provo.
The baby’s 25-year-old mother was dead in the driver’s seat when first responders arrived, Spanish Fork Police said in a statement.
The baby was flown by helicopter to a hospital in Salt Lake City in critical condition.