Driver helps woman give birth in taxi

26 year old driver Nguyen Hoang Long of Tien Sa Taxi Company in the central province of Quang Binh yesterday helped pregnant Nguyen Thi Vung to successfully deliver a baby in his taxi. 

Representatives from the company and the driver pay a visit to the hospital to give cash of VND1 million to mother Vung (Photo: SGGP)

Before, Vung in village No.9 in Commune Nghia Ninh in Dong Hoi Town caught a taxi to go to the Vietnam-Cuba Hospital as she was going to give birth.

However, in the middle of the way, she cried for pain and at last she delivered a baby with the help of taxi driver Nguyen Hoang Long.

The driver continued driving her to the hospital for emergency treatment. Both mother and baby are in stable condition.

Tien Sa Taxi company gave VND1 million (US$44.79) to Ms. Vung.

Vice director of the company Nguyen Van Hien said that the company often provides training of first aid and encourages its staff help pregnant women in giving birth.

By Quang Vinh – translated by Anh Quan

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