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Woman delivers baby in backseat of Uber near Lincoln Tunnel

Company rewards driver with Yankees tickets and a "deep clean."
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A baby girl was delivered in the back of an Uber car after exiting the Lincoln Tunnel on Monday evening, authorities and the company said.

A 32-year-old woman delivered a baby girl around 5:15 p.m. on Monday with help from her Uber driver, Erick Rodriguez, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey police and responding EMTs.

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Rodriguez flagged down the officers, telling them he had a woman in labor in his car who “couldn’t wait,” the Associated Press reported.

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The ride share company said in a statement they’re rewarding Rodriguez with tickets to the Yankees Game and a “deep clean for his vehicle.” The company said they plan to give the family a ride home to Hoboken and a onesie for the baby girl.

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