DETROIT (UPI) -- Police said a baby was born Tuesday morning at the side of Interstate 94 in Detroit when the expectant mother couldn't make it to the hospital in time.
Michigan State Police Trooper Mike Zarate said 911 dispatchers received a call at about 4:45 a.m. Tuesday about a woman in labor at the side of eastbound I-94, near the exit for Interstate 96, the Detroit Free Press reported.
Zarate said troopers arrived to discover the baby had been born with the help of Detroit Fire Department emergency medical services personnel.
"They were there to deliver the baby," he said. "Everybody's healthy."
Police said the mother and baby, who were not identified by name, were taken to Henry Ford Hospital, The Detroit News reported. Information on the conditions of the patients was not available Tuesday morning, the newspaper said.
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This news arrived on: 03/08/2011