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Dashcam shows the agent from New Mexico who saves the life of a suffocation baby

Dramatic dashcam video captures moment New Mexico police officer rescues 11-month suffocation on highway side

  • New Mexico State Police officer Mario Herrera saved the life of 11-month-old Elikai in Espanola on February 2
  • Dashcam video made him run through the traffic after hearing a 911 call from the boy’s parents saying he was choking
  • Herrera intercepted the parents as they ran to the hospital
  • The dashcam images showed the officer who jumped out of his car and quickly gave first aid to the boy
  • After just a few seconds the little boy started breathing again and his parents were visibly relieved.

A New Mexico police officer saved the life of a stifling 11-month-old baby after racing through the traffic and then providing first aid on the side of a highway.

Dashcam video of the vehicle of state police officer Mario Herrera let him race through traffic in Espanola on February 2 after the 911 call from the boy’s distraught parents.

The parents immediately started driving to the nearest hospital after they noticed that their son, Elikai, was choking on his car seat.

Dashcam video of the vehicle of the New Mexico State Police officer Mario Herrera had him give first aid to a choking 11-month-old boy named Elikai on the side of a busy highway

Dashcam video of the vehicle of the New Mexico State Police officer Mario Herrera had him give first aid to a choking 11-month-old boy named Elikai on the side of a busy highway

Officer Mario Herrera is pictured above with Elikai and his parents after he saved the life of the little boy on February 2

Officer Mario Herrera is pictured above with Elikai and his parents after he saved the life of the little boy on February 2

Officer Mario Herrera is pictured above with Elikai and his parents after he saved the life of the little boy on February 2

Officer Herrera, who was close when the frantic phone call came over his radio, hurried to try to intercept the parents on the way to the ER.

He indicated that they had to stop on the side of the highway.

The dashcam images showed the officer who jumped out of his car and ran to the parents as they quickly took their son out of the car.

The officer saw the little boy place over his knee to provide first aid and to release what was in his throat.

After giving first aid for a few seconds, the boy started breathing again and his parents were visibly relieved. The images showed that Elikai clung to the officer (above) before he was returned to his father

After giving first aid for a few seconds, the boy started breathing again and his parents were visibly relieved. The images showed that Elikai clung to the officer (above) before he was returned to his father

After giving first aid for a few seconds, the boy started breathing again and his parents were visibly relieved. The images showed that Elikai clung to the officer (above) before he was returned to his father

Elikai's parents were repeatedly seen and thanked officer Herrera while waiting for paramedics and fellow officers

Elikai's parents were repeatedly seen and thanked officer Herrera while waiting for paramedics and fellow officers

Elikai’s parents were repeatedly seen and thanked officer Herrera while waiting for paramedics and fellow officers

After just a few seconds the little boy started breathing again and his parents were visibly relieved.

The images showed that Elikai clung to the officer before he was returned to his father.

The parents could be seen repeatedly and thanked officer Herrera while waiting for paramedics and fellow officers.

Elikai and his parents were later reunited with the officer after the little boy had fully recovered.

Elikai and his parents were later reunited with officer Herrera after the little boy was fully recovered

Elikai and his parents were later reunited with officer Herrera after the little boy was fully recovered

Elikai and his parents were later reunited with officer Herrera after the little boy was fully recovered

The officer is depicted above embracing the little boy after Elikai had recovered from his suffocating ordeal

The officer is depicted above embracing the little boy after Elikai had recovered from his suffocating ordeal

The officer is depicted above embracing the little boy after Elikai had recovered from his suffocating ordeal

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