8-Month-Old Baby Thrown From Car Found Safe in Storm Drain

Screengrab of KSLA 12's News video of where a Baby found safe in storm drain lifts first responders' spirits - 11/27/16 (Source: KSLA 12)
Screengrab of KSLA 12’s News video of where a Baby found safe in storm drain lifts first responders’ spirits – 11/27/16 (Source: KSLA 12)

In what many are calling a miracle, an 8-month-old baby girl was found alive and safe after she was ejected during a car crash and ended up in a storm drain 25 feet away, according to KSLA.

On Friday night, a truck reportedly sideswiped a car on Interstate 30 in Texarkana, Arkansas, which led to the infant’s ejection. The family vehicle flipped over and after the crash, survivors could not find the infant.

First responders told KSLA they heard a noise near a patch of hay in the center divider, and found the child inside a storm drain.

“The baby … was sitting up and looking up at us waiting for us to pull her out,” Texarkana firefighter Josh Moore said, later adding, “There had to be some kind of divine intervention for her to end up being OK.”

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SOURCE: PEOPLE, Blake Bakkila