SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A baby boy was born on the side of a San Diego freeway Thursday morning, after the mother got stuck in rush hour traffic and could not make it to the hospital in time, according to authorities.
Paramedics were called to westbound Interstate 8 near Waring Road in Grantville at about 7:35 a.m., according to San Diego Fire-Rescue spokesman Lee Swanson. But by the time they got there, the healthy baby had already arrived.
That stretch of the freeway is typically full of slow-moving cars at that time of the morning.
The mom and her new son were transported to nearby Kaiser Permanente hospital by ambulance.
Temperatures will continue to warm through the week, with slightly cooler temperatures for the weekend.
Five people were injured in a three-car crash in the Rolando area on Sunday after an apparent road-rage incident. It happened about 1:30 p.m. on University Avenue at College Avenue, according to the San Diego Fire-Rescue Department.
Another successful Comic-Con is in the books. The four-day pop culture convention came to an end Sunday, but even in its final hours was packed with things to see and do.
Vince Velasquez allowed two hits over seven innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Diego Padres 5-0 Sunday for a doubleheader split.
A man stole a brand-new luxury car out of a Kearny Mesa dealership's lot and led police on a lengthy chase down San Diego freeways on Sunday.
San Diego Comic-Con is in full swing and so is the superhero-themed fashion! Celebrities like Sarah Paulson, Sonequa Martin-Green and Camila Mendes, among many other stylish ladies, rocked a bevy of leather, nylon and pleather to attend the annual comic book convention.
Detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding a man who died Saturday morning on a sidewalk in Old Town.
A suspected drunk driver was shot by sheriff's deputies after leading them on a pursuit across North County freeways Friday night, the San Diego County Sheriff's Department said.