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NYPD officers help deliver baby girl in vehicle in Chelsea: police

Posted: 11:38 AM, Aug 11, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-11 11:38:23-04

CHELSEA — Police officers came to the assistance of a woman in labor Friday night in Manhattan, helping delivery her baby in a vehicle, according to authorities.

Officers from the NYPD’s Strategic Response Group were near West 22nd Street and 11th Avenue in Chelsea when a woman flagged them down around 10:15 p.m., police said.

The woman informed the officers there was a woman in labor in a nearby vehicle and the officers immediately rushed to help, according to the NYPD.

According to a tweet from the NYPD Special Ops account, within minutes of arriving, officers assisted in the delivery of a healthy baby girl.

Authorities said the mother and her newborn baby were transported by EMS to a nearby hospital and are both doing well.