A good Samaritan leapt into Assawoman Bay to rescue an infant, according to the fire department, who had been ejected from a car during a crash on the Route 90 bridge in Ocean City, Maryland.
At least seven other people were also injured in the crash Sunday.
Police and fire units responded about 2:47 p.m. to the crash, where one vehicle was half over the guardrail and multiple people were injured, the fire department said.
The Ocean City Fire Department declared the situation a “mass casualty incident.”
During the crash, a baby was ejected from the car teetering over the guardrail and fell into Assawoman Bay. Officials said a good Samaritan immediately jumped over the guardrail and into the bay, rescuing the baby.
The baby's exact age was not immediately known.
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The baby was flown to John Hopkins Children’s Hospital, and seven other victims were transported by ground to various hospitals.
Ocean City Police were investigating the cause of the accident.