PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — According to New Jersey State Police, a woman received great news on Saturday; news that some might describe as a miracle. The woman needed a kidney transplant and she received word that a donated kidney was available at Jefferson Hospital in Philadelphia.

The only issue was that the Papal Visit made travel into Philadelphia from New Jersey much harder than usual.

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State Police say they were notified at 11 a.m. that an escort was needed from Berlin, N.J. to Philadelphia.

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According to State Police, Sergeant Chris Modarelli escorted the patient along with a JeffSTAT ambulance over the Benjamin Franklin Bridge which was closed to vehicular traffic because of the Papal Visit.

Modarelli was met by Pennsylvania State Police on the other side.

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According to officials, the women was safely transported to the hospital.