Woman who saved her baby loses her leg

Posted at 5:46 PM, May 25, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-25 19:41:50-04

The woman who saved her child when they were thrown off a Waco overpass suffered a severed left leg, requiring amputation below the knee.

She also shattered her pelvis and had other serious injuries.

Jennifer Duncan shielded her 8-month-old son as she fell 30 ft her son, Daniel Vela, only suffered a scratch.

“I just remember praying, ‘God, please don’t let my baby die’. It was the scariest thing you can possibly imagine. I’m just thankful my son is still alive”, Duncan said.

Duncan has already undergone multiple surgeries and more are expected on a long road to recovery.

Individuals close to the family have established a GoFundMe account,, as well as a website for those interested in following Jennifer and Daniel’s recovery,   

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