Hero Jumps Over Guardrail, Into Bay, to Save 2-Year-Old

She was ejected from truck, along with her car seat, during crash
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted May 4, 2021 4:00 AM CDT
Hero Jumps Over Guardrail, Into Bay, to Save 2-Year-Old
This photo provided by the Ocean City Fire Department shows the wreckage from a car accident on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City, Md., on Sunday, May 2, 2021.   (Ocean City Fire Department via AP)

A 2-year-old who was ejected from a vehicle and over the side of a bridge into Maryland's Assawoman Bay was in stable condition Monday thanks to a good Samaritan who jumped over the guardrail and into the bay to rescue her. The child was strapped into her car seat when the accident took place Sunday, USA Today reports. Police say the hero wishes to remain anonymous, WDEL reports. The details aren't clear, but five vehicles were involved, seven other people were injured, but have already been treated and released. The pickup truck the toddler had been in was teetering over the Route 90 bridge's guardrail when first responders arrived. (Read more uplifting news stories.)

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