FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - It was a very hectic Tuesday morning for a Forsyth County family.
Anthony Johnson delivered his daughter, Mia Miranda Willow Johnson, on the side of Georgia Highway 400 around 2:15 a.m.
Mia was due on Sunday. When she didn’t arrive on Sunday her Mother, Carie Johnson, booked an appointment to induce labor on Wednesday April 27.
However, plans changed after Carie began experiencing cramps and pains on Monday night.
She didn’t think much of it, but by 1:50 a.m. Carie decided the family needed to get to the hospital.
The couple headed south on GA-400 with their four-year-old daughter in tow.
“My daughter was a little scared and hid under a blanket because I was screaming,” Carie Johnson said.
After 10 minutes in the car Carie begged her husband to pull over because Mia wasn’t going to wait any longer.
Anthony parked the car on the side of GA-400 and called 911. With the help of a dispatcher, Anthony remained calm and delivered Mia around 2:15 a.m.
Shortly after, Forsyth County deputy Matt Pittman arrived on scene.
Mia was wrapped in her father’s shirt to keep warm as the ambulance was en route to the scene.
The family was taken to Northside Hospital for a checkup, where Deputy Pittman stopped by Tuesday evening to say hello.
“Everyone is happy and healthy,” Carie Johnson said.
The family is doing well and resting at home.