Woman gives birth on MTA bus in Queens

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JAMAICA, Queens — A woman gave birth to a baby boy on an MTA bus in Jamaica Wednesday evening, officials said.

The mother went into labor on the Q9 bus in Jamaica during rush hour around 6:15 p.m., an MTA spokesman said. The bus driver pulled over near Jamaica Avenue and 150th Street. The woman gave birth by the time EMS arrived.

EMS took the mother and her newborn son to Jamaica Hospital, fire officials said.