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Baby girl Anastasia born on I-26 after police chase, father speeding to hospital

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The story of their first born baby together sounds look a Hollywood movie.

The expecting mother is in the middle of a high risk pregnancy, the baby comes early and the rush to the hospital begins.

But that’s just a small piece of the story surrounding the birth of Anastasia.

This afternoon ABC News 4 talked to her parents at MUSC hospital in Charleston.

Proud papa Carl Alewine says, "If I was not there I would not believe it.”

It was Sunday night around midnight when Tiffani Von Glahn’s contractions got worse.

Her baby was coming early and her husband was at work.

She called Carl who rushed home.

The couple jumped on I-26 in St. George. They were headed to MUSC in Charleston.

Tiffani Von Glahn said, “not long after we got on the interstate my water broke and she was just ready to come out.”

So Carl said he floored it speeding down I- 26 to MUSC that when they saw flashing lights behind them.

Alewine said, “I said I might go to jail tonight and she is screaming and I knew that meant keep going”.

“Next thing we know there are 20 cops cars behind us,” said Von Glahn

Carl says the officers eventually boxed them in.

"I said man she is having a baby and you are going to end up delivering this baby if you don’t do something”, said Alewine

Carl said he got the car and was handcuffed as Anastasia's was coming.

But the officer wasn't rookie.

“He said I delivered a baby one other time on the interstate I said good enough just do it,” said Von Glahn

Tiffani says she pushed once, with no meds, and Anastasia made her debut.

"The officer who arrested me came to me and un cuffed me and said go see you little girl I am crying tears of joy”, says Alewine

Tonight, Anastasia is healthy and full of life.

“Now we have an exciting story to tell her when she is older”, says Von Glahn

The couple is grateful to the law enforcement officer who helped them and would like to thank the officer.

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