A Baby Stops Breathing in the Middle of a Traffic Jam . . . But Two Paramedics and a Cop Happen to Be Stuck in the Same Traffic and Save It
Around 2:30 P.M. on Thursday, 37-year-old Pamela Rauseo of Miami was taking care of her five-month-old nephew Sebastian. And they were stuck in traffic on the highway when Sebastian suddenly stopped BREATHING and turned BLUE.
So Pamela grabbed him, jumped out of her car, and immediately started yelling for someone to help. Then she put Sebastian down on the pavement and started doing CPR, while the guy in the car behind her ran around looking for help.
Amazingly, there happened to be a COP named Amauris Bastidas stuck in the SAME traffic. So he ran over, helped with CPR, and Sebastian started breathing again. But then he STOPPED, so they did more CPR and revived him a SECOND time.
Then, two paramedics who were ALSO stuck in the traffic jam showed up to help, and Pamela handed Sebastian off to one of them. After they did a quick medical check, an ambulance got there and took him to the hospital.
Doctors are still trying to figure out WHY Sebastian stopped breathing, but he was already in stable condition by Thursday night.
Also, the driver who ran around looking for help happened to be a PHOTOGRAPHER for "The Miami Herald", so there are some pretty amazing photos of the entire thing. (Miami Herald / NY Daily News / ABC News)