A Sydney mother will face court after she supposedly left her 4 kids under 10 years old locked in a vehicle in searing heat as she went to shop.
A witness called authorities after observing the 4 kids, aged 6, 7, 8 and 9, in the automobile in a Bankstown parking lot on Canterbury Roadway Wednesday afternoon at 3pm.
Cops state the kids were distressed however not injured. Their 44-year-old mom will face court next month.
It’s comprehended the lady had driven the car away prior to cops showed up, however she later on participated in the police headquarters, where she was provided a court notification for leaving kids in a vehicle triggering psychological distress.
Temperature levels in parts of western Sydney reached 40C on Wednesday, with temperature levels set to be punishingly hot once again this weekend.
Cops have advised moms and dads that on a typical summer day, the temperature level inside a vehicle, even with the windows rolled down a little, can rapidly rise above 50C.
Even on a fairly mild day, the temperature level inside a vehicle can get above 40C and at those temperature levels, kids are at huge danger for heat stroke, which can result in a high fever, dehydration, seizures, stroke and even death.