Report: Air Bag Caused Death of FetusOct 30, 1996 | www.cnn.com Federal safety officials have concluded that an air bag caused the death of an 8-month-old fetus in a 1994 car accident, according to a report in USA Today.
The fetus died after a low-speed car crash in Georgia. The pregnant woman was driving the vehicle.
Airbags have killed at least 28 children and 19 adult drivers, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. This is apparently the first case linking an air bag to the death of a fetus.