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Sara Neathamer gives birth via emergency c-section after she and her children were hit by a drunk driver in Louisville, KY; Shyanne, 6, Jayden, 3, and baby Nathan all in stable condition

Modified Date: 
Mon, 12/07/2015 - 3:23pm
Accident Date: 
Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Repeat drunk driver sentenced to 20 yrs. after 2014 crash

LOUISVILLE (WHAS11) -- A repeat drunk driver will spend 20 years in prison for an accident that injured a pregnant woman and her two children. Sixty-five-year-old Russell Mullins was drunk when he blew through a red light, hitting Sara Neathamer, her six-year-old daughter and three-year-old son. Sara Neathamer was six-months pregnant and needed an emergency cesarean section. Mullins was sentenced to 20 years in prison without probation. It happened in Sept. 2014 as the family was leaving a performance of "Disney on Ice" at the KFC Yum Center.

Victims of drunk driving accident in stable condition

Police said Russell Mullins was driving drunk when he ran a red light and slammed into Sara and her two children. She was six months pregnant. The impact of the crash forced her to have an emergency cesarian section at the hospital. 

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Metro Corrections said 64-year-old Russell Mullins of New Albany, Ind., was charged with driving under the influence, three counts of first-degree assault and two counts of wanton endangerment.

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The baby was born prematurely, named Nathan. He's on a respirator in stable condition, but it will be a long time before he can be brought home.

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Anyone else wanting to help the family is instead encouraged to donate to the family online. You can click here to do so. The public is asked to refrain from sending donations to the hospital.

Sara Neathamer is in stable condition after being struck by alleged drunk driver Russell Mullins, 64, while leaving Disney on Ice with her children on Wednesday. She was six months pregnant at the time of the accident, and she delivered a baby boy and named him Nathan. Nathan is currently on a respirator but is in stable condition. Neathamer's daughter Shyanne, 6, has a skull fracture, broken hand, and broken leg. Jayden, 3,  has cuts and scrapes. 

People Involved: 
Sara Neathamer
Shyanne Neathamer
Jayden Neathamer
Nathan Neathamer
Russell Mullins
Roadway: 
KFC Yum! Center

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