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Police officers rush mum-to-be to hospital after car breaks down in snow

A baby was born on the back seat of a police car after her parents' car broke down in snow.

Emily McBride and her partner Thomas Carson were on their way to Royal Stoke University Hospital when their car ground to a halt.

The couple from Stone were picked up by officers from Staffordshire Police who took them to hospital in the back of their patrol vehicle.

But before Emily could make it out of the car, she gave birth to baby Darcey.

Darcey Carson McBride was delivered by hospital staff on the back seat of the car at 08:56 GMT on Friday, weighing 6lb 9oz (2.98kg).

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  • 16 Jan 2017