Here is a short story and a brief poll to answer after you read it, tick the intuitive picture of gender that came to your mind when you read it. There is no right or wrong answer, just the answer that came into your mind first:
The words of my doctor from earlier that morning were still ringing in my ears when I found myself slamming the brakes of my car to avoid a nasty collision. An incompetent driver was cutting across two lanes at a roundabout just in front of me. Still perspiring somewhat I carried on to drop off my screaming child with the nanny. It was a hectic morning.
Feel free to comment about your choices and share what your intuition or imagination told you.