Woman gives birth to baby in SUV after dad crashes

Passing nurse, Dayna Dumont, 31, was driving home from her shift and was able to help the couple, although the baby had been born

Passing nurse, Dayna Dumont, 31, was driving home from her shift and was able to help the couple, although the baby had been born

A woman ended up giving birth to a baby girl in the back seat of her car after her husband panicked on the way to hospital and crashed into a concrete barrier totaling their vehicle.

Hongwei Zhang ended up running across four lanes of a deserted San Diego road in an effort to flag down a passing car in the middle of the night on Monday, just before 3am - desperate for a way to get his wife who was in labor, to hospital. 

Zhang stood in the road and frantically waved his arms about in order to get the driver to stop to assist his wife, Ying Shi, who was about to give birth.

By sheer luck, the driver was a registered nurse who had just finished her shift at Scripps Memorial Hospital and was heading home for some well-earned rest. 

'He was saying, "My wife, my wife!" The next thing he said was, "The baby came!" said Dayna Dumont, 31, who works in the emergency department at Scripps hospital. 'I quickly jumped out of my car.'

'I took a peek and there was a baby,' Dumont said to the San Diego Union Tribune. 'The mother was in the seat with a baby girl between her legs and in her pants.'

Zhang's car was completely written off as both airbags were deployed and it was almost impossible to open up the passenger-side door.  

Dumont checked to make sure the umbilical

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