Woman goes into labor on I-95

Southbound express lanes briefly closed for transport


MIAMI – A woman went into labor Thursday morning on Interstate 95 in Miami, a Florida Highway Patrol spokesman told Local 10 News.

FHP spokesman Joe Sanchez said the woman pulled over on the side of I-95 after she started going into labor in the southbound lanes near 79th Street.

The FHP briefly closed the southbound I-95 express lanes so she could be transported to North Shore Medical Center to give birth.

As of noon, it was not known if the woman had the baby. Hospital employees wouldn't comment, citing privacy laws.

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