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UPDATE: Baby out of coma after T-bone crash

Posted at 7:38 PM, Jun 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-26 17:41:41-04

UPDATE JUNE 26: 9-month-old Wyatt is out of a coma. While he is awake, doctors said Wyatt could be in store for a long recovery.

UPDATE JUNE 19: 13 Action News is talking to an off-duty firefighter who helped save a 9-month-old baby after a car crash over the weekend. 

Family members say the baby is doing well after arriving at University Medical Center in critical condition.

The crash happened on Saturday night near Brent lane and North El Capitan Way. The mother was also rushed to the hospital after their vehicle was t-boned.

Off-duty Clark County Fire Department firefighter Eric Murphy was at home when he heard the crash and rushed outside to see a baby on the ground.

Murphy jumped into action and stabilized the infant until emergency medical services could arrive.

According to the GoFundMe page for Baby Wyatt, he is expected to be on ventilator for a couple of more weeks.  

UPDATE AT 10 P.M. Though original reports indicated that the child had died, Las Vegas police now say the 9-month-old boy is still alive but in critical condition.

The driver of the other vehicle suffered minor injuries. No charges are being filed at this time.


A child was reported dead after a vehicle t-boned another car at the intersection of Brent Lane and North El Capitan Way.

According to Las Vegas police, the child was in the back seat of the vehicle that was t-boned. The woman driving the car and the child were taken to UMC Trauma.

Police are still investigating who was at fault in the crash.

Brent Lane and North El Capitan Way will be closed as police conduct their investigation.