Baby born on the interstate

Created: 05/28/2014 4:06 PM
By: Andrew Adams, KSL

A Utah woman gave birth to a baby girl while guided by an unlikely deliverer - a 911 dispatcher.

Little Eden is a pretty calm baby, but it's a quality she didn't get from her parents during the earliest moments of the infant's life.

"It was quite the experience - one we will never forget, even if I tried," father Greg Senkel says.

Senkel was driving south on I-15 on May 17, screaming into the phone at a 911 dispatcher, while frantically looking for a spot to pull over in southern Davis County.

His wife, Rebecca, wasn't calm either, because she was delivering in the passenger seat.

"I was like, 'Greg! I think I can feel the head coming out,' " Rebecca recalls.

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