A first-time dad had to pull over on the way to the hospital and deliver his daughter in the parking lot of a Jack in the Box on Thursday. (Source: WSOC-TV)
Earlier in the day, Sommer Bradshaw and Waylon Long visited Presbyterian hospital when the Bradshaw’s contractions started. Hospital staff told her to return later when she was farther along.
The couple headed back to the hospital when Bradshaw knew the baby was on its way.
When they passed the Speedway, Bradshaw’s water broke and Long pulled over.
After Long delivered the baby girl, he tied his shoe string around her umbilical cord.
The couple wiped the baby off and focused on keeping her and Bradshaw warm.
The couple thanked the medics and firefighters who helped them and said baby Lilyanne Grace was doing well.