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Baby born on I-66

Sunday - 11/23/2014, 12:19am  ET

I66 (WTOP/Dave Dildine)
I-66 is heavily traveled once the sun comes up. (WTOP/Dave Dildine/File)

WASHINGTON -- Someone just couldn't wait.

A woman gave birth to a baby girl on Interstate 66 near Washington Boulevard in Arlington, Virginia around 4:30 a.m. Thursday.

The Arlington County Fire Department says that by the time its crew arrived, the baby had already been born.

The mom and baby were taken to the closest hospital, which happens to be Virginia Hospital Center. Both are in good health.

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