The two-year-old New Jersey girl dies after being trapped in a hot car in the driveway for seven hours as her parents “scream in pain and agony” after finding her
- EMTs were called to the home in Franklin Township, New Jersey Tuesday after a teenage girl was reported in cardiac arrest
- The two-year-old was left in the driveway in a hot car for up to seven hours
- The toddler was pronounced dead at the scene, and the parents’ wails echoed through the neighborhood: the mother was taken away in an ambulance
- An investigation was launched: Neighbors described the mother and father as good parents to their daughters
A two-year-old girl has died in New Jersey after being left in a hot car parked in the family’s driveway for seven hours.
First responders were called to the home in Franklin Township, which borders Princeton, on Tuesday.
The child was spotted by a neighbor in the family’s gray Honda Civic parked in the Summerall Road driveway and the neighbor – a firefighter – called an ambulance.
The caller said a child went into cardiac arrest and the toddler was given CPR, but the little girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
The police knocked on the door to inform them of the tragedy and the parents were devastated to learn what had happened.
The gray Honda Civic in which the child died is parked in the driveway of the home
The parents were informed of their daughter’s death by police who knocked on their door
A woman can be seen in front of the house where floral tributes were laid
“They just screamed in pain and fear. She fell to the ground and he went to comfort her,” a neighbor told NBC New York.
The mother was taken away in an ambulance, the neighbor said.
“You are great parents. I have seen that they are very loving and doting on their daughters.”
Treana Huntley, who lived across the street from them, told The Franklin Reporter that the parents’ wailing was devastating.
“It was heartbreaking, I almost burst into tears,” she said.
“As a mother, it was very hurtful to hear that pain from another mother.
“I wouldn’t wish that on anyone.”
The car is removed from the house
Treana Huntley, who lived across the street from the family, said the parents’ screams were devastating
She said the death affected the entire neighborhood.
“This whole block was very emotional,” she said.
The cause of death is unconfirmed and the family has not been named.
According to kidsandcars.com, the child is the 22nd child to die in the United States this year from being left in a hot car.
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