OPP Officer Delivers Baby At Roadside

Source: Area OPP
Date: Wed Apr 1 05:05:40 MST 2020

(PERTH EAST, ON) - A Perth County Ontario Police (OPP) officer had an extraordinary traffic stop on the weekend.

On Saturday, March 28 2020, shortly before 4:00 a.m., Provincial Constable Timmermans was patrolling Perth Road 119 in the Municipality of Perth East, when she pulled a vehicle over for speeding. When the officer spoke with the occupants, it was found that the female passenger was currently in labour. PC Timmermans began escorting the couple to hospital, when the vehicle again pulled to the shoulder.

With the assistance of the officer, the baby was delivered at roadside. Perth County EMS arrived shortly after, and both mother and baby are doing well.

"As police officers, we never know what our next call will be. I am sure PC Timmermans never thought she would be delivering a baby during her next traffic stop. What a wonderful story!" said Perth County OPP Inspector Rob Scott.

Congratulations to the happy family, and to Provincial Constable Timmermans, for a job well done!


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