15-year-old girl gives birth on Isan-bound bus in Lampang

A girl traveling to Roi Et from Chiang Mai have given birth to a child in a bus toilet in Lampang.

The girl, named as Ms. Vida, 15 and an Isan native, was aware that she was pregnant but was only 7 months gone and had been returning home to give birth.

Emergency services attended the scene in Wiang Tan District on Highway 11 to assist the mother and child, saying that the baby boy is in a healthy condition despite being somewhat premature, coming in at 2,750 grams – just over 6 pounds.

For those playing the Thai lottery, Thairath reports that the birth is considered to be an auspicious sign with the registration number of the bus therefore lucky. The bus registration number is 10-1607 Phetchabun