Baby born on side of Highway 4 in Contra Costa County, officials say

Friday, November 15, 2019
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A woman gave birth on the side of a Bay Area highway after realizing the baby wasn't waiting until they got to the hospital.

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KGO) -- When it's time, it's time! A Bay Area baby came into the world Friday morning in a special way.

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The little one was born in a car on Highway 4, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District.

The District says crews responded to the medical call around 7 a.m. about a woman going into labor on the side of the road, when crews arrived they located a blue Lexus on westbound Highway 4 at Bailey Road with its hazard lights on.

Mom and baby were transported to a local hospital where they are doing well.