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Local woman gives birth to healthy baby after being hit by car

A PREGNANT woman gave birth to a healthy baby girl after being hit by a car while jaywalking in Jiading District on Monday, according to police.

The woman, who was 35 weeks pregnant, was walking in the middle of Baiyun Road at 9:50am when a car hit her from behind. Surveillance footage showed she was knocked into the air and fell heavily to the ground.

The woman was rushed to hospital for a cesarean section. She gave birth to a healthy baby girl weighing 2.5 kilograms, police said.

The mother lost consciousness due to the impact and woke up the next day. She remains in hospital under observation.

According to a relative, the woman went out alone for a routine prenatal check and was about to take a bus home when the accident happened.

Police said they are still investigating the accident.


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