mother delivers in taxi

Five months after they provided a kid on a railway line in Shongweni ‚ Netcare 911 paramedics Elmi Changuion and Walter Molife provided a baby on Friday – this time in a minibus taxi on the M13 near the St Johns bridge on-ramp in Pinetown.

“The pregnant 31-year-old lady entered into labor all of a sudden while travelling in the minibus taxi. The chauffeur was informeded of the scenario and he stoppeded to the middle island ‚” said Netcare 911 representative Nick Dollman.

“Roadway Traffic Inspectorate traffic officers who were stationed close by went to examine and were told of the scenario. They knew that the Netcare 911 paramedics were stationed close by so one hurried to their area to call for assistance.”

Changuion ‚ Molife and advanced life assistance paramedic Craig Venter showed up on scene within two minutes.

“There was no time at all to move the mama to the ambulance and the minibus taxi was cleared to produce space and privacy. The Netcare 911 group safely delivered the infant in the taxi before moving mama and her little woman to the ambulance ‚” Dollman said.The taxi’s travelers joked that the child ought to be named “Quantum “after her birth place.” Quantum”and her mother were required to the healthcare facility