MIDDLETOWN, N.J. – An alert New Jersey State Police sergeant saved the day for a couple on the way to the hospital to have a baby.
Sgt. Sean Boag was on his way home Friday on the Garden State Parkway when he heard on his radio that a woman was going into labor on the side of the highway near Middletown.
Boag arrived in a few minutes and helped deliver a baby girl.
The couple from Lakewood was driving to a hospital in New Brunswick when they realized they weren't going to make it in time. Their names haven't been released.
Boag tells The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1QdAt2y) that he'd never done a delivery before but that state police are well-trained for many emergency situations.
Information from: Asbury Park (N.J.) Press, http://www.app.com