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Breath of Life: Drivers Revive Baby on Side of Miami Highway

Image: Pamela Rauseo performs CPR on her nephew
Pamela Rauseo, 37, performs CPR on her nephew, five-month-old Sebastian de la Cruz, after pulling her SUV over on the side of the road along the west bound lane on Florida state road 836 just east of 57th Avenue around 2:30pm on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014. At right is Lucila Godoy who stopped her car to assist in the rescue. The baby was rushed to Jackson Memorial Hospital, where he is reportedly doing ok. Al Diaz / The Miami Herald via AP

A woman driving on a Florida expressway pulled over screaming for help when her 5-month-old nephew stopped breathing on Thursday afternoon.

Motorists stuck in traffic rushed to help Pamela Rauseo, above, perform CPR on her nephew, Sebastian de la Cruz, on the Dolphin Expressway in Miami, according to The Miami Herald. Herald photographer Al Diaz was behind Rauseo and helped get the attention of a police officer who aided in resuscitation efforts. The baby boy was taken to a hospital, where he was listed as stable.

Baby Rescued On Florida Highway
Pamela Rauseo performs CPR on her nephew. At right is Lucila Godoy, who stopped her car to assist in the rescue. At left is Sweetwater, Fla., officer Amauris Bastidas, who also stopped to aid the baby. Al Diaz / ZUMAPRESS.com

Image: Sweetwater officer Amauris Bastidas helps rescue a five-month-old baby boy
Sweetwater officer Amauris Bastidas helps rescue a five-month-old baby boy, Sebastian de la Cruz, who stopped breathing. At center, the baby's aunt, Pamela Rauseo. At right is Lucila Godoy who stopped her car to assist in the rescue. Al Diaz / Miami Herald via AP

Baby Rescued On Florida Highway
Pamela Rauseo reacts after performing CPR on her nephew. Al Diaz / ZUMAPRESS.com