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Baby born on the side of the road

  • The Wichita Eagle
  • Published Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at 8:08 a.m.
  • Updated Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at 2:16 p.m.

The couple was on the way to the hospital so she could give birth, but the baby decided not to wait.

The child was born at about 1:30 a.m. in a car on Kellogg near the Kansas Turnpike exit, a Sedgwick County dispatch supervisor said. Paramedics arrived to assist, and then the new family continued to Wesley Medical Center.

Mother and newborn son are doing well, a Wesley spokeswoman said.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com.

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