BELLVUE, Colorado – A man driving his pregnant wife to the hospital crashed his car and died before his wife gave birth to their third child this past week.
According to 9 News, Tony and Jill Schmucker were on the way to the hospital with their two children on Wednesday January 13.
Officials say Tony had a medical episode while driving, went off the road and crashed into an embankment.
The car hit a boulder before flipping over.
According to the family’s GoFundMe page, their son Ryder called 911 after both his parents were unconscious.
Tony and Jill were both taken to local hospitals, but Tony did not make it. Jill was able to deliver the baby via C-Section, but also broke her back in the crash.
The two older children only suffered minor injuries.