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Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 12/17/2010

Woman gives birth on I-270

By Dan Morse

A woman gave birth to a baby girl Friday morning in a Mazda on the shoulder of Interstate 270 in Montgomery County, authorities said.

A man inside the vehicle received delivery instructions over the phone from a 911 operator, said Capt. Oscar Garcia, a spokesman for Montgomery's Fire and Rescue Service.

The mother and child, both taken to a local hospital by firefighters, appear to be doing well, Garcia added.

Read more about the woman who gave birth on I-270 on The Post's Crime Scene blog.

By Dan Morse  | December 17, 2010; 12:45 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland, Traffic and Transportation  
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