Trinidad: Infant Girl Left In Car, Found Unconscious

(TRINIDAD EXPRESS) – A five year old baby girl was hospitalised after she was found unconscious in a vehicle where she was left for two hours on Sunday afternoon.

When the child’s mother went to the vehicle, she found her daughter covered in vomit and she had urinated on herself.

The little girl was rushed to the Siparia District Health Faciltuy and later hospitalised at the San Fernando General Hospital in critical condition, being treated for severe dehydration secondary to heat stroke, pneumonia, hypoxic brain injury.

Siparia police officers in an initial investigation found that the child was left alone in a vehicle that had been switched off and locked, with no ventilation.