Just a month ago, YWN reported about a Howell Police officer which detained a Lakewood couple for speeding as they were driving to the hospital with the woman in labor. The husband was given a speeding ticket – which caused a stir in the media.
Meanwhile in Israel, at about 8:00 this morning, Monday, 7 Teves, during routine traffic enforcement on the Begin Highway from north to south, at a time of heavy traffic, police noticed a private vehicle trying to make its way through the vehicles with great difficulty.
When police stopped the vehicle, they noticed the driver of the vehicle with his pregnant wife sitting next to her with active labor.
The policemen, who did not think twice, asked the husband to follow them using the loudspeakers in the police car, and for a few minutes paved the way between the vehicles until they reached Shaare Zedek Medical Center. Where the devoted care was given by the medical staff.
Shortly after arriving at the hospital, the police were informed that the birth had passed peacefully, and the mother and the newborn were B”H fine.
(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem/Video: Israel Police Spokesman Unit)