A pregnant New Jersey woman managed to deliver her child in the cab of a pickup truck as her husband drove to the hospital.
Keshia Melchiorre tells WABC-TV she went into labor early Tuesday. She and her husband were heading from their home in Southampton to Virtua Hospital in Voorhees but the baby wasn’t waiting.
Melchiorre safely delivered her daughter Portia in the front seat of the pickup. Her husband didn’t even have time to pull over.
The baby wasn’t due until Jan. 23.
She says she wrapped the baby in her sweat shirt and her husband had to remind her to check if it was a boy or a girl. She says “it was just complete shock.”
Mother and baby are both in good condition at the hospital.