Killed when she collided with the Cadillac her boyfriend Anton Aleksandrov was driving after the two had an argument on New Year’s Eve, Monica Ramirez from Houston, Texas, gave birth to baby girl Ellie who is three months premature.
Paramedics discovered the 25-year-old Monica, who was six months pregnant, lying naked on the side of the road after being thrown out of her Dodge Ram and took her to Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston. Doctors then delivered baby Ellie in an emergency surgery before Ms. Ramirez passed away.
The newborn is now cared for in the neonatal intensive care unit art the hospital and her grieving family say she is doing well. Briana Church, Monica’s 21-year-old sister, told The Houston Chronicle:
She fought long enough for her baby to be here. Ellie is our miracle.
Monica also has a six-year-old son, Tyler, from another relationship. Tyler’s father, Woodrow “Lex” Nellis, said he learned of her death shortly after picking up the boy. (Scroll down for the video report.)
1. Ellie Ramirez was born three months premature during an emergency surgery at the Memorial Hermann Hospital. Hours later her mother Monica died from injuries she sustained in a car crash.
2. Monica Ramirez, 25, from Houston, Texas, was killed when she collided with a vehicle her boyfriend Anton Aleksandrov (right) was driving following an argument. In August he pleaded guilty to assaulting her.
Lex Nellis said:
The first thing I thought, I’m going to have to tell my son his mother isn’t coming home.
Ramirez wasn’t wearing her seat belt, according to KPRC. She was thrown from her car and suffered a traumatic brain injury.
Aleksandrov is reported to be in stable condition and cooperating with the police who say that alcohol may have been a factor in the accident, but would not elaborate.
Court records show that the deceased had pulled a protective order against 24-year-old Aleksandrov in August of last year, according to KHOU. Back then, she said he had kicked, stomped and dragged her.
Police have filed no charges as of yet.
3. Ms. Ramirez, pictured with her six-year-old son Tyler, was thrown from her Dodge Ram when it slammed into a garage on New Year’s Eve.
And here is the video report:
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