The birth of a little girl by a mother in labor in New York City ended Sunday’s wild ride in a Tesla.
Police say the couple, who are not being identified, were riding in a black Tesla Model X at approximately 4 p.m. on traffic near 585 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.
According to the father of an expectant, he tried to reach a hospital nearby after his wife’s water broke. However, he believed they would not be able make it. So they dialled 911 to seek help.
“Officers started escorting the car to NYU Medical Center, but they had to redirect to another location. [the hospital]”Due to heavy traffic,” stated NYPD Sergeant Edward Riley.
One woman was forced to have her baby in a Tesla Model X SUV, which she found stuck in Midtown Manhattan traffic.
After giving birth, the unidentified mother was taken to a stretcher and lifted from one of the electric cars’ gull wings.
Monday’s drama started while the couple drove to the hospital in their Tesla ModelX. But, they got stuck in traffic.
The officers then observed the car behind them slow down,’ he said. “Officers then noticed the vehicle behind them stop,” he added.
The New York Post reports that the car’s ‘falcon wings’ doors, which are open vertically and allow the newborn and mother to climb out, were a great help.
This car’s list price starts at $105,000
The mother and her baby girl were safely transported to hospital by an EMS crew. Police report that they are both happy and healthy.
Surprisingly this isn’t the first Tesla birth this year.
In January 2008, Allison Goldfarb delivered Jordan one week earlier than expected in the front row near the George Washington Bridge.
Both the mother and daughter, a girl, were rushed to an EMT station and taken to hospital. After her unexpected arrival, the baby’s father is seen holding his daughter in an ambulance.
In the background, an EMS crew prepares to transport them. The father is seen caring for his baby girl.
According to the father of an expectant child, he tried to reach a hospital nearby but was afraid he wouldn’t make it.
The mother appeared stunned by the events that had occurred to her. However, both her and her baby are well.
As a FDNY paramedic was preparing to load her in an ambulance, she rested her hand on her head as he prepared for her to rest it against hers.