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Pueblo police officer assists pregnant woman giving birth near Hwy 50

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PUEBLO, Colo. (KRDO) -- Friday evening, around 11:20 p.m., Officer Rehan Cardona was patrolling the area of Hwy 50 W. and Club Manor. The officer heard a woman screaming "Help! Call 9-1-1!"

Ofc. Cardona couldn't tell where the yelling was coming from, she ran around searching for the woman. She encountered a man who said, "My girlfriend's back there having a baby!"

According to a tweet by Tom Rummel with the Pueblo Police Department, the officer found the pregnant woman behind a building giving birth. The woman was 9-months pregnant and began having contractions, while she and her boyfriend were out walking. The Pueblo Fire Department and American Medical Response responded, and she was taken to a local hospital.

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