The world’s youngest OTR trucker was born last week in a truck stop bathroom in Upstate New York. The baby’s parents are two truckers who were just passing through and left the truck stop with an adorable stow-away.
When Jim’s Truck Stop manager Brian Degan heard employees talking about a woman giving birth in the ladies room, he thought it was a joke. But it wasn’t. Employees responded when they heard a woman screaming and were shocked to discover that the woman had given birth to a baby girl right there in the bathroom.
“Yea I didn’t believe it when my employees said she just had a baby inside the ladies room and I thought they were joking and they weren’t joking,” Degan told WIVB. “So, I called right away and the ambulance was here within less than two minutes and she was at the hospital probably 15 minutes after that.”
While no one at the truck stop caught the father’s name, they told reporters that the woman’s name was Chris and she had been eight months pregnant.
Both Chris and her baby, Nora, are safe and healthy. They were released from a local hospital a short time later. Before they were, employees at Jim’s Truck Stop sent flowers to baby Nora and her parents at the hospital. Nora’s parents were reportedly from Minnesota, and are hopefully back home by now with their healthy baby girl! Best wishes to all involved!