NYPD officer helps deliver baby in car

A Brooklyn woman gave birth on the side of the road in her car with help from an NYPD officer.

A Brooklyn woman gave birth on the side of the road in her car with help from an NYPD officer.

A Brooklyn woman gave birth on the side of the road in her car with help from an NYPD officer. (1/26/16)

BROOKLYN -  A miracle occurred on the FDR Drive Tuesday as a Brooklyn woman gave birth in her car with some help from an NYPD officer.

Detective Michael Sharpe, who is with the NYPD collision investigation squad, was heading to Manhattan traffic court when he heard a 911 call come across dispatch about a woman in labor. Sharpe quickly found the woman and her husband in their car on the side of the road and jumped into action.

Sharpe says the woman was a rock and remained calm the whole time. He says it was great to be a part of the birth.

The woman gave birth to a boy named Nicola Wong. Both mom and baby are doing well.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 1 Word on the Street: People who take selfies
Tips to stay commited to your fitness resolution 2 Tips to stay committed to your fitness resolution
Puerto Ricans in one Bronx community officially wrapped 3 Puerto Ricans wrap up holiday season in Kingsbridge
A 17-year-old boy was shot in the hand 4 Police: Teen shot after argument in the Bronx
Isaiah Williams is currently in the hospital recovering 5 Man recovering after deadly Boston Road crash

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

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