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Woman Gives Birth To Baby Girl On Long Island Expressway

Ambulance (file / credit: clipart.com)

Ambulance (file/credit: clipart.com)

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YAPHANK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A new mother didn’t make it to the hospital, or even an ambulance, early Sunday – instead giving birth to a baby girl in a car on the Long Island Expressway.

Around 1:21 a.m., Suffolk County police received a call of a woman giving birth in a vehicle on the expressway near Exit 66 in Yaphank. Police did not say whether the vehicle was stopped or moving at the time.

Police told WCBS 880 the baby girl was born before paramedics arrived at the scene.

The newborn and her parents were taken to Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook.

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