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When a baby stopped breathing during a commute with his aunt, a Florida motorist pitched in to help save his life. (Source: SKYPE/CNN) When a baby stopped breathing during a commute with his aunt, a Florida motorist pitched in to help save his life. (Source: SKYPE/CNN)

MIAMI (CNN) – Drivers stuck in traffic in Miami rushed to help a five-month old who stopped breathing.

The baby boy was riding in a car with his aunt Thursday, when he started turning blue.

Lucila Godoy was driving in another land when she saw the baby's aunt screaming, and was among the first to respond.

"I was driving in the middle lane; she was in the fast lane. And all of a sudden I see her and she's screaming and she's holding the baby and putting it up and down, like you know she was desperate. I just stopped the car and jumped out of the car," Godoy explained in an interview to CNN.

"I asked her what was going on and we tried to start working as a team at that time, when I see it, and we start doing CPR to the baby, and the police officer helped with chest compressions, and the baby finally started breathing. And then it happened again," said Godoy.

"It was like the nightmare started all over again. We started doing it again. Pamela started doing the CPR and the officer was doing the chest compressions again and the baby finally reacted and this time it for much longer until fire rescue came," Godoy said.

The baby boy was taken to the hospital and is listed in stable condition.

First responders called Godoy's actions "heroic."

"Our impressions of the efforts that occurred before our arrival, nothing short of heroic on her part," paramedic Captain A.E. Trim said. "From what she relayed to us, and what you could see as evidence in the pictures, the baby was hindered by some sort of respiratory arrest and her actions were nothing short of life-saving."

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