CPS worker accidentally locks child in hot vehicle
CORPUS CHRISTI - Terrifying moments for a toddler accidentally locked in a hot car by a Child Protective Services worker.
The employee placed the child in the car and accidentally dropped the car keys inside.
When she realized what she did, she ran into the building, and grabbed a police detective who works in that office.
The officer broke the window and pulled the child out. The temperature outside the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services office on Greenwood Drive was 95 degrees at the time.
Paramedics treated the boy who was sweaty and had a temperature of nearly 100 degrees. He was placed him in an air conditioned unit and given water.
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