Baby born on side of I-55 near Bolingbrook

( WBBM NEWSRADIO) — A baby was delivered Friday on the side of I-55 in Bolingbrook.

Bolingbrook Fire Battalion Chief Chris Jostes says his department and the Plainfield Fire Department responded to a call of a woman going into labor on the side of the northbound Stevenson. The husband had pulled over.

A fire truck was used to block a lane of traffic while medics went to work. Within minutes, a baby boy was delivered in the front passenger seat of a small SUV.

Jostes says mother and baby were fine and were taken by ambulance to a hospital.

“Everybody’s healthy,” he said.

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