FOX4: Preventing children from dying in hot cars
Last year, 43 children in the United States according to kidsandcars.org. and so far this year 18 children have died from being left in a hot car. That's why Saint Luke's expert want to remind parents to look before they lock.
"There are many reasons why a parent might leave their children in a back seat," Terry Dickinson, a registered nurse and child passenger safety technician at Saint Luke's North Hospital said. "It's not intentional, it's an accident. But it's a preventable accident."
Terry explains how hot it can get inside a vehicle, even with the windows down, how preventable these child deaths are, and what you can do as a parent to prevent it happening to you and your family.