Sunraysia locals issued a timely reminder!

Unattended kids in car incidents spike.

Sunraysia locals issued a timely reminder!

With temperatures rising across Sunraysia, the NSW Ambulance Service has issued a warning.


No matter how quick you think you’re going to be, you should never intentionally leave a child or a pet unattended in a car.


Since September 1 2017, paramedics have tended to more than 80 reports around the state.

 

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Chief Inspector Brian Parsell says he personally measured the temperature inside a car last summer, seeing it reach 78 degrees in just minutes.


Even in milder temperatures, babies and small children left in cars can quickly lose consciousness; which can lead to shock, organ failure, and in some cases death.


Kidsafe Victoria have mirrored the calls, with these incidents sometimes occurring in a matter of minutes.

 

For info on how to keep your car safe, click the link below!

 

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