Brave bystander saves baby from sinking car

Members of the public lay flowers at the scene at Buncrana Pier in County Donegal, Ireland, after five people, including at least two children, were killed after a car they were in slipped from the pier, March 21, 2016.

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DUBLIN -- A bystander saved a baby after a car slid off a pier and plunged into the sea in Ireland, killing five people, including at least two children.

The baby is in stable condition following the accident Sunday in Lough Swilly, a deep-water fjord in County Donegal.

Eyewitness Francis Crawford called emergency services but said events unfolded very quickly. He said a bystander jumped into the war and came back with the baby, but was too exhausted to go back for the others.

Crawford says: "It was all too late. There was nothing anybody could do."

Authorities have recovered the bodies of two boys, a man, a woman and another female whose age is not known.

Police are treating the matter as an accident.