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Woman Gives Birth On Side Of I-75 In Ohio

Posted at 7:30 PM, Dec 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-16 19:30:20-05

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A family welcomed its newest addition in an unlikely place early Wednesday.

NBC affilliate WDTN reports that a woman gave birth on the side of I-75 in Dayton.

It happened after 2:30 a.m. Wednesday on the shoulder of I-75 southbound, near the Main Street exit.

A man called 911 saying his wife was in labor and about to have a baby in their vehicle.

The man pulled over on the shoulder of I-75, with police and medics responding to help the woman deliver the baby.

The mother and her newborn were taken to a local hospital.

The father of the baby contacted 2 NEWS to report the baby was born healthy at 2:45 a.m. inside their vehicle. They named the little boy Daniel.