'Cab for two please...I mean three!' Baby born in taxi

A Swansea taxi driver had a surprise passenger last week - a baby born in the back seat.

Credit: Adrian White

Steve Storton, 63, picked up expectant parents Kai Huang, 26 and Quix India, 25, from their home in Townill, Swansea.

Credit: Adrian White

"My wife started experiencing some painful contractions so we phoned the hospital and they told us to get her to the hospital immediately.

We then phoned a taxi and it arrived within five minutes.

The baby came really quickly and half way to the hospital the driver had to pull over as the baby was born before the ambulance arrived."

– Kai Huang, new father

Her partner Kai Huang helped her to give birth before Steve delivered the the 8lb 2oz baby and parents to Swansea's Singleton Hospital.

Credit: Adrian White

"I just couldn't look in the back of the car because I have a really weak stomach.

When we arrived at the hospital the midwife wrapped the baby in a warm blanket and cut the umbilical cord. It was just remarkable, like something you would see on an American film."

– Steve Storton, cab driver

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