Mother recounts giving birth on Cross Bronx

The Bronx woman who delivered a baby in the middle of the Cross Bronx Expressway last week sat down with News 12's Reena Roy Wednesday

Anisha Crockett's newborns, Tavon and Taleah, arrived three months earlier than expected.

Anisha Crockett's newborns, Tavon and Taleah, arrived three months earlier than expected. (6/1/16)

THE BRONX - The Bronx woman who delivered a baby in the middle of the Cross Bronx Expressway last week sat down with News 12's Reena Roy Wednesday to recount the story of her happy, healthy twins.

Anisha Crockett's newborns, Tavon and Taleah, arrived three months earlier than expected. Tavon's birth was so sudden, it happened before the family could get to a hospital.

With the help of good Samaritans and an ambulance, Crockett, her newborn and her children's father made it to Jacobi Medical Center before the second twin, Taleah, was born.

The twins are still in the hospital because they were born three months premature, but they are doing OK. They're expected to go home by their original due date in August.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 2 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The Drug Enforcement Administration says drug cartels are 3 Heroin Homeland: Drug cartels in the Bronx
News 12 The Bronx asked residents what they 4 Word on the Street: Inauguration Day
The family of a 10-year-old injured in a 5 Critics: Corner of Hunts Point and Lafeyette too dangerous

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

Woman gives birth to twins on the Cross Woman gives birth to twins on the Cross Bronx Expressway

A woman gave birth to twins on the Cross Bronx Expressway Wednesday morning. Fire officials

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE