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Boxer 'Sugar' Shane Mosley Rescued A Baby From A Crash On The 405
Former three-division world champion boxer 'Sugar' Shane Mosley was driving on the 405 freeway with his girlfriend on Sunday when they narrowly avoided a 4-car pile-up. They stuck around, and found that a baby in one of the cars was trapped and bleeding.
In an interview with CBS L.A., Mosley said, "You don't know if the car's going to catch fire, then seeing there's a baby in there."
According to Mosley, the father of the baby was so dazed that he was unable to unlock the back door, where the baby was. "I took him out of the carseat, and the baby still was crying, was bleeding from the mouth, the neck, it was bruised," he said.
Mosley and his girlfriend had meanwhile called 9-1-1 and gotten the baby out of the car themselves and held him until paramedics arrived on the scene. They also got the baby bag out of the car, and followed the ambulance to the hospital. Along the way, Mosley's girlfriend called the driver's wife, who is 7-months pregnant with another child.
Mosley also tweeted his reactions after the rescue, complete with appropriate emojis of course.
4car pile up on the 405 right in front of me. My quick reaction time saved my family. Hope the baby &the father we stopped to help are ok😢— Shane Mosley (@ShaneMosley_) May 1, 2016
My girl got blood all over her jacket from the baby. We are at the hospital to meet the mom to give her the baby bag. Hope they all ok. Damn— Shane Mosley (@ShaneMosley_) May 1, 2016
The baby & the dad are ok! We're really happy. Turns out his wife is 7 months pregnant. So it's a real gift he & the baby in the car are ok— Shane Mosley (@ShaneMosley_) May 1, 2016
Mosley came out of retirement last year, and throughout the course of his career has fought Oscar de la Hoya, Floyd Mayweather, and Manny Pacquiao according to Bleacher Report.
After Pacquiao's second bout of anti-gay comments got him in some trouble, Mosley told TMZ last month that he'd fight Pacquiao again on behalf of the gay community.
Up and at em for my morning run. I got my superman cape on underneath just in case 😉 seriously though that you guys for all the love 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾— Shane Mosley (@ShaneMosley_) May 2, 2016
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