2-year-old girl died in a hot car parked outside the hospital

On a hot day in a car parked in direct sunlight can be heated to temperatures dangerous for the baby, in about an hour.

2-річна дівчинка померла в розпеченій машині, припаркованій біля лікарні

Little Remington from Roseburg, Oregon, which after three months would be three years, died in a tragic accident. 38-year-old nurse Nicole Engler left it in a hot car in the Parking lot near the hospital and went to work. The woman was sure that drove my daughter to daycare, informs Rus.Media.

The mother found the girl at four in the afternoon, after the change, which began in the morning. The child was in the car seat in the back seat of the car, turned blue and was unconscious. The angler grabbed the child and hurried to the hospital, in the Parking lot of which I forgot the daughter. In the hospital the child performed CPR while driving “fast”. Unfortunately, to save the girl failed.

At a time when the mother opened the car, the outside temperature was around 27 Celsius. Report of the National security Council, published earlier this month, reports that at such temperatures the car can heat up inside almost to 43 Celsius for 20 minutes.

Engler was arrested and placed in jail Douglas County on suspicion of manslaughter in the second degree. In court documents not provided a lawyer who acts on its behalf.

Alarming statistics

742 children were killed in the fiery machinery in the period from 1998 to 2017, according to the security Council. The average age is just 21 months.

In 54% of cases the parent or caregiver, not realizing in this report, forget the kid in the car. Most often this occurred when an adult was particularly tired, or his schedule changed dramatically.

As a rule, in such cases, the parents get jail time — real or virtual. But in 2014, when a similar incident occurred with an engineer from Portland, has forgotten his daughter in the car, the authorities decided not to initiate criminal proceedings against the father. The case was classified as “tragic and unintended event.”

On a hot day in a car parked in direct sunlight can be heated to temperatures dangerous for the baby, in about an hour. If the car is parked in the shade, the dangerous temperature level there will be established in about two hours. The researchers explained that the baby is at risk his life and health at a time when the body due to the large amount of heat loses the ability to regulate body temperature, this leads to failure of organs, brain damage and death. This process starts at a temperature of from 104 degrees Fahrenheit (40 degrees Celsius).

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