05/31/2013 10:31 EDT | Updated 07/31/2013 05:12 EDT

Baby born in taxi on busy Highway 401 in Toronto

A woman gave birth in a taxi that pulled over to the shoulder of busy Highway 401 in Toronto during the morning rush hour.

The cab stopped for the baby to make its way into the world near McCowan Road just before 8 a.m. ET.

Emergency crews were on the scene, and mother and baby were rushed to hospital.

Both are fine.