Good Samaritan helps save nearly-unconscious mother and kids after fumes fill car

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Mom children suffer CO2 poisoning

NORTH AMITYVILLE, New York (PIX11) – A family got a scare Thursday after a man noticed his wife and two kids losing consciousness as their Mitsubishi filled with carbon monoxide fumes, according to Suffolk County police.

He pulled over outside a daycare on Parkway Avenue in North Amityville at 3:55 p.m.  A Good Samaritan helped by breathing into the mouths of the two boys, 22 and 8 months old, and members of the East Farmingdale Fire Dept. administered oxygen.

All three began breathing and were taken to a local hospital, along with the father, for further tests.  The 1999 Mitsubishi appeared to have an exhaust problem and was impounded for a safety check.

No criminality is suspected.

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