A mother who went into labor after stopping on the Seaford Oyster Bay Expressway early Thursday morning is in good health after emergency responders helped deliver the baby in an ambulance, Nassau County police said.

The Highway Unit and Emergency Ambulance Bureau were called after the pregnant woman and her husband stopped on the side of the road near Exit 1 just before 3 a.m., police said.

Responding officers and Advanced Medical Technicians placed the woman in the back of an ambulance where she gave birth to a baby girl at 3:07 a.m., police said.

The mother and baby girl were taken to a local hospital where they were reported to be in good health, police said.

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