Newborn baby with umbilical cord still attached found lying in freezing road

April FrancisFeb 13, 2019

Authorities are trying to identify the person who left the baby in the roadway. The infant was then hospitalized and is OK, the CHP said.

Pogue said: 'He was approached by a female driving a white, smaller SUV.

A newborn baby in the United States has been rescued after she was found abandoned in the middle of the road with her umbilical cord still attached. In an "awful, chilling, moment" came the realization: Fuentes was looking at a newborn baby girl wearing only a onesie with temperatures at "30 degrees, maybe even less".

Central Division said a newspaper carrier found the newborn around 4 a.m.in Madera County.

"I approached slowly. Next thing you know I see it's red, you can see the face".

The little girl was in onesie pyjamas with her umbilical cord still attached.

He immediately called 911 and waited with the baby until an ambulance arrived, fearful the little girl might be taken by the coyotes common to the area.

Venezuela's Guaido challenging Maduro through humanitarian aid
The Europeans gave Mr Maduro (56) an eight-day deadline to call fresh elections, or else have his authority removed. Maduro blames Washington and other Western nations for sabotaging Venezuela's economy, including through sanctions.

The baby was taken to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Valley Children's Hospital for treatment and is doing well, according to a statement by Madera County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities are seeking the mother.

She is described by witnesses as a Hispanic female adult, possibly in her early 20's. He refused, and pointed her toward a nearby hospital and fire station.

The baby was taken to the nearest hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

She was said to have been driving a white SUV but details of her physical description are "unknown".

The Madera County Sheriff's Office said they are searching for the mother, who is accused of leaving the baby on the side of the road.

Following a rise in newborn infants being abandoned in inappropriate locations, California introduced a Safe Surrendered Baby program in 2001, which was brought into law in 2006.

Related Articles:



« Previous article


Popular Pages

Oil prices lower as inventory build only modest
In particular, he said, the market is anxious about whether demand is sufficient to absorb growing crude production from the U.S. The fund would receive income accrued by state-run oil firm PDVSA's U.S. unit Citgo Petroleum Corp since last month, when U.S.

Mbappe can't cover for Neymar and Cavani, admits Tuchel
Fellaini is now an interested observer of the goings-on at Old Trafford , with United enjoying a welcome upturn in form under Solskjaer.

New Zealand vs India
The Black Caps edged the sub-continental side 1-0 in a two-match away series in 2012 before losing 1-2 in India in 2017-18. Who will pave the way for Rishabh Pant? It was during the 2016 World T20 match played at Nagpur.

Ireland team named for Scotland clash
Greig Laidlaw took a swipe at referee Romain Poite after Scotland's Six Nations defeat to Ireland at Murrayfield on Saturday. The Clermont Auvergne scrum-half said: "I think it's good for us being at home when the weather is like this".

AASU activists Burn PM Modi’s Effigy in Guwahati
The posters of "No more Modi", "Modi is a Mistake" and "Modi never again" were spotted in different areas of the state . Modi said that the National Democratic Alliance's work culture was different from that of the previous governments.

Charges say suspect fired 5 times at school bus windshield
Lilly then walked to the driver's side of the bus where he pulled out his 9-millimeter semiautomatic pistol from its holster. Lilly stopped his auto and tried to get on the bus but the driver refused, telling him there was a child on board.

Memphis Grizzlies to trade Marc Gasol to Toronto Raptors
The 34-year-old big man has a player option for next season which comes with a cap hit of more than $25.59 million, per Spotrac . ESPN , which first reported the Gasol deal, also said CJ Miles and Delon Wright were included in the deal with Valanciunas.

National Basketball Association trade deadline: Raptors acquire Marc Gasol from Grizzlies
It's not a surprise that Toronto made a move because Philly added Tobias Harris and Milwaukee added Nikola Mirotic . Toronto played short-handed due to the trades Thursday night but still pulled out a 119-101 win over the Hawks.

Greek parliament ratifies NATO accord with Republic of North Macedonia
Mr Tsipras also refuted calls for early elections. "We remain committed to our declared position". Seven out of ten Greeks oppose the deal, according to all recent opinion surveys.

Approximately 800 employees laid off from Activision Blizzard
A company that manages their assets well will have a high return, while if manages their assets poorly will have a low return. Kotick said he sees more space in mobile markets for free-to-play models to take off for Activision and Blizzard franchises.