Woman Gives Birth On Massachusetts Turnpike

FRAMINGHAM (CBS/AP) — A woman gave birth to a baby boy on the Massachusetts Turnpike Sunday evening.

State police say they received a call from a Framingham couple, saying the woman was in labor.

Update: Mother Shares Story After Giving Birth On Mass. Pike

The couple had been driving east and pulled into a parking lot near the Allston-Brighton tolls at Exit 18.

State police say troopers and Boston EMS responded. They were unable to get the woman to the hospital before she gave birth. State police say she delivered a baby boy in the back of an ambulance around 7:35 p.m. The mother and her son were then taken to Massachusetts General Hospital.

State police say it was “excellent work by all involved.”

They have not identified the couple.

No other information was immediately available.

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