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Colorado Springs woman needs emergency C-section after deadly crash in Utah

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COLORADO SPRINGS - A crash that killed two Utah teens is also responsible for the emergency C-section of a Colorado Springs woman. She's currently recovering in a Utah hospital.

Both the mother, Amy Wilson, and baby are expected to survive.

Wilson and her husband live in Colorado Springs, and she was 34 weeks pregnant when she went to Utah to visit family when the crash occured. 

Police say a teenage driver lost control of his car and crossed the median, hitting Wilson's car headon.

The driver of that car is expected to be OK, but the two teenage passengers died on scene.

Police say speed was a factor in the crash. They say they think the driver may have been racing another car.

Wilson had to be pulled from her car and rushed to the hospital.

"The baby was born by emergency C-section, had to come out early and Amy has had multiple surgeries. And we are taking each day one at a time," said Amy's husband, Kyle. 

According to family friends, the baby was 6 lbs 15 oz. Just after being born, the baby had to have more than 10 minutes of CPR. Doctors are still not sure if the baby sustained any brain injuries. 

Reports say Amy will likely be in the hospital for several more weeks.  She has had surgery on her spleen, knee, pelvis, and a kidney removed. 

A GoFundMe was set up to help out the family with their medical expenses. 


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