39-week pregnant woman dead, baby delivered after car crash in Kansas

Posted at 4:24 PM, Jan 11, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-11 18:09:15-05

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- A pregnant woman died after being involved in a horrific car crash in Kansas on Sunday night, but amazingly, doctors were able to deliver her baby.

The crash happened in Overland Park, Kan., on Sunday around 7 p.m., according to WDAF. Eight people were involved in the crash and six victims were taken to local hospitals.

One of the crash victims was a 39-week pregnant woman. Doctors were able to successfully deliver the baby, but the woman died from injuries sustained in the crash.

Police told WDAF the child is doing well. The woman's name has not been released.