SHAHJAHANPUR: A woman delivered a baby on the road when she was being taken to a community health centre on a bicycle here, police said on Saturday.
"On the evening of April 9, the woman, a resident of Raghunathpur village, was being taken on a bicycle by her husband to Madnapur community health centre, which was 10 kilometres away.
As the couple travelled almost 5 kilometres and reached near Sikandarpur crossing, the woman delivered a baby girl," Superintendent of Police (rural) Aparna Gautam.
She said a passerby informed a Police Response Van (PRV) that rushed the woman to the health centre.
"Meetu Tomar deployed on PRV-1358 with the help of a woman, who was working in the nearby fields, took the woman to Madnapur community health centre. Both the mother and the child are fine," Gautam said.
Tomar has been given a certificate of appreciation, she said.