A baby girl has been found alive in a car in a freezing river 14 hours after her mother died when her car crashed.
A baby girl has been found alive in a car more than 14 hours after the vehicle plunged into a river in Utah.
According to BBC reports, the 18-month-old was discovered hanging upside down above water in her car seat by a fisherman on Saturday afternoon, police said.
She was rushed to a hospital in Salt Lake City, where her condition has been upgraded from critical to stable.
The toddler's 25-year-old mother, named as Lynn Groesbeck from Springville, was found dead in the driver's seat.
A resident nearby told authorities that he had heard a loud crash the night before around 10:30 and stepped outside to check, but saw nothing unusual, police said.
If that sound was the car going into the river, then the baby was trapped in the car for about 14 hours.
Police are investigating the incident as a traffic accident, though many questions remain unanswered CNN reported.