KCTV: Preventing children from dying in hot cars

June 30, 2018

Some say it's hard to imagine leaving your child in the backseat of a hot car, but it happens more often than you think. 

According to KidsInHotCars.org, there were 43 deaths from children being left in hot cars - this year there has already been 18 child deaths. 

Terry Dickinson, Child Passenger Safety Technician at Saint Luke's North Hospital, 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. 

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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.