Woman in labor not allowed to cross street to L.A. hospital until Obama’s motorcade passed

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LOS ANGELES — A woman who was in labor Wednesday afternoon was not allowed to cross the street to get to a hospital because President Barack Obama’s motorcade was going to pass through the area, the Los Angeles Times and the Blaze website reported.

People took to Twitter to show video and pictures as the woman sat on a bus bench, waiting to get to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center.

One witness, Carrie Clifford, sent out a series of tweets and photos to chronicle the event.