Child left in car taken to hospital - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Child left in car taken to hospital

(WMC-TV)- The mother who left her child in a hot car Wednesday was issued a citation.

A call was made to police this morning about a child who was left in a vehicle on Summer Avenue. 

When Memphis police officers and the fire department arrived, they found a boy in the vehicle with the windows rolled up.

He was taken to LeBonheur Children's Hospital to be evaluated.

"It's never okay to leave your kid in a car on a cold day, a hot day, even briefly with the windows down, especially in the summer is when we start to see problems," said DCS spokesman Brandon Gee.

The boy's mother was issued a misdemeanor citation for leaving a child in an unattended vehicle.

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