Police: Baby delivered after parents killed has died

A newborn baby who was delivered after his parents were killed in a car accident has died, New York Police Department has said

The baby boy died from injuries overnight at New York's Bellevue Hospital, a spokesman said.

His parents, Nachman and Raizy Glauber, both 21, were on their way to the hospital on Sunday when they were killed.

The scene of the crash in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York
The scene of the crash in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, New York Credit: RTV

The couple's funeral took place yesterday, in keeping with Orthodox Jewish tradition.

Police are continuing their search for a hit-and-run driver who fled the scene and his female passenger.

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New York police on Wednesday said arrested a suspected hit-and-run driver following a weekend accident that killed a young Orthodox Jewish couple whose baby was later delivered by C-section but then died.