Marine delivers his fourth baby on the side of a Calif. highway

Marine Vet Delivers Wife's Baby On The Side Of The Freeway
Marine Vet Delivers Wife's Baby On The Side Of The Freeway

Not even his military training and 18 years in the Marine Corps could have have prepared Bolivar Vilchez to deliver his wife's baby on the side of the freeway.

The 35-year-old was driving down the 91 freeway in Anaheim, California with his wife, 29-year-old Sandra, and their three children when she started going into labor.

He pulled off onto the shoulder of the road near Kraemer Boulevard, and by the time he ran around to the passenger side door, his newborn daughter's head had already popped out.


The Marine veteran called the Anaheim Fire Department, who walked him through the rest of the delivery. By the time they arrived on the scene all that was left was to cut the umbilical cord.

But this delivery gets even more amazing: baby Savannah measured in at a whopping 11 pounds, 6 ounces, and 22 inches.

This isn't the first roadside delivery the Anaheim fire department has been called to assist. Just last October, a very similar scene took place when a father pulled off the road to deliver his wife's baby. It was their fourth child as well.

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