Police help deliver baby on New England interstate Christmas morning

A New Hampshire couple received quite the Christmas delivery Wednesday morning.Jacob Pachner and Brooklyn Whitney were expecting their son on New Years Eve. Instead, the child arrived a week early and on the side of I-93 south near Boscawen.“We were like, ‘Okay this is happening. It’s coming now!’” Pachner said.Late Christmas Eve, Whitney felt a little off. The couple called their doctor.“They said wait thirty minutes to get a call back,” Pachner explained.However, just a few minutes later Whitney told Pachner they needed to leave for Concord Hospital.The two packed up their car and headed south. They were just 10 miles from the hospital when Whitney’s water broke.“She was like, ‘I don’t think I’m going to make it! I don’t think I’m going to make it!’” Pachner said.Pachner pulled over and dialed 911. Boscawen Police Officer Ryan Nolan arrived shortly after.“It was something. It was the craziest call I’ve ever been on,” Nolan said.Officer Nolan has never delivered a baby before, but knew he had to act.“Contractions were pretty close to each other. Like 30 seconds apart,” Nolan explained.“I know Concord Hospital is right down the street, but when contractions are that close it’s time to go,” he continued.New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Vincent Grieco and Trooper Ryan St. Cyr later arrived on scene.Everyone working together to welcome Dominic Reese Pachner into the world.“All the officers and ambulances that showed up, we’re very grateful for them,” Pachner said.A memorable moment and a story of a lifetime.“We were like, this story sounds familiar. Somebody’s born on Christmas day. Three guys waiting to meet him. Seems fitting,” Nolan said.

A New Hampshire couple received quite the Christmas delivery Wednesday morning.

Jacob Pachner and Brooklyn Whitney were expecting their son on New Years Eve. Instead, the child arrived a week early and on the side of I-93 south near Boscawen.

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“We were like, ‘Okay this is happening. It’s coming now!’” Pachner said.

Late Christmas Eve, Whitney felt a little off. The couple called their doctor.

“They said wait thirty minutes to get a call back,” Pachner explained.

However, just a few minutes later Whitney told Pachner they needed to leave for Concord Hospital.

The two packed up their car and headed south. They were just 10 miles from the hospital when Whitney’s water broke.

“She was like, ‘I don’t think I’m going to make it! I don’t think I’m going to make it!’” Pachner said.

Pachner pulled over and dialed 911. Boscawen Police Officer Ryan Nolan arrived shortly after.

“It was something. It was the craziest call I’ve ever been on,” Nolan said.

Officer Nolan has never delivered a baby before, but knew he had to act.

“Contractions were pretty close to each other. Like 30 seconds apart,” Nolan explained.

“I know Concord Hospital is right down the street, but when contractions are that close it’s time to go,” he continued.

New Hampshire State Police Sgt. Vincent Grieco and Trooper Ryan St. Cyr later arrived on scene.

Everyone working together to welcome Dominic Reese Pachner into the world.

“All the officers and ambulances that showed up, we’re very grateful for them,” Pachner said.

A memorable moment and a story of a lifetime.

“We were like, this story sounds familiar. Somebody’s born on Christmas day. Three guys waiting to meet him. Seems fitting,” Nolan said.