|Published:||Feb 21, 2014 7:14 AM EST|
|Updated:||Feb 21, 2014 7:14 AM EST|
MIAMI (AP) - An infant is recovering at a South Florida hospital after his aunt stopped traffic on one of Miami's busiest expressways to get help for him.
The Miami Herald (http://goo.gl/xCPeJn ) reports that westbound traffic on the Dolphin Expressway came to a standstill Thursday afternoon when 37-year-old Pamela Rauseo jumped out of her car screaming for help. Her 5-month-old nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, had stopped breathing and was turning blue.
Rauseo and another motorist, Lucila Godoy, began performing CPR on the baby, but Sweetwater police officer Amauris Bastidas soon ran to the scene and took over. Captain Anthony Trim and Lt. Alvaro Tonanez with Miami-Dade Fire Rescue's hazardous materials unit jumped out of their separate cars to help, as well.
Miami Fire Rescue arrived and rushed the baby to Jackson Memorial Hospital. He was listed in stable condition Thursday night.
Information from: The Miami Herald, http://www.herald.com
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