ROYAL OAK (WWJ/AP) – Fire officials say a baby has been born in a car on an interstate highway in the Detroit area.
The Royal Oak fire department got a call around 3:30 a.m. Tuesday that a woman was giving birth in a vehicle on I-696.READ MORE: ACLU Sues Michigan State Police, Claims Racial Profiling, Black Drivers Pulled Over More
Parts of the highway were shut down so firefighters could get to the scene. But by the time they arrived, the baby had already been born, with the baby’s father helping with the delivery.READ MORE: Woman Finds 95-Year-Old Message In A Bottle In Michigan
Royal Oak firefighter Eric Scicluna told WXYZ-TV that he cut the baby’s umbilical cord and they went to the hospital.
The fire department says the baby, mother and father are all fine.MORE NEWS: Here's A List Of Bills Gov. Whitmer Signed Into Law Thursday
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