A baby who died in a hot car in Raleigh is a hurtful reminder to check on kids and not to leave them in the hot car for any amount of time.
A baby boy who died during the weekend in Raleigh was left in a car in the family’s driveway for about four hours, according to a frantic 911 call released Monday.
On the 911 call, the dispatcher asks what happened and the male caller responds: “They forgot the baby in the car … the baby is unresponsive.”
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**** Melissa says – take off your shoes and put them in the backseat with your child. You will not leave out without shoes on – so you will not leave without your child. ****
In the U.S., five children die every day from abuse and neglect. Temperatures inside vehicles can quickly increase even in moderate weather. In only 70-degree weather with overcast skies, a child left in a car is at risk for heatstroke and death. Under no circumstances should a child ever be left in a car for any amount of time.
Childhelp shares these five tips to prevent leaving children in the car: