WEST SPRINGFIELD (CBS) — A Massachusetts State Trooper was shocked by what he found when he pulled over a driver for speeding in West Springfield on Wednesday. The driver explained his girlfriend was in labor and her water had broken.
He was driving over 100 mph on Route 91, State Police said.READ MORE: Man In 'Grave Condition' After South Shore Plaza Shooting In Braintree; No Arrests Made Yet
Trooper Jose Cabrera called for an ambulance but was told all ambulances nearby were responding to other calls. So he decided to “expeditiously escort” the woman in the back of his cruiser to the hospital and have the father follow behind.READ MORE: Driver Killed By Commuter Rail Train In Wilmington Identified; MBTA Says 'Human Error' Focus Of Investigation
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“He safely delivered (pun intended) the mother-to-be to Mercy Hospital and a short time later she delivered a healthy baby boy,” State Police wrote on Facebook with a picture of Cabrera, mother, and baby.