How 20 Minutes Can Be Fatal For Children Locked In Cars
The temperature inside a parked car after the air conditioning is turned off can double to 50°C in only 20 minutes, a test by The National has shown.
And health professionals say the test shows the real dangers to children who are locked inside cars, even for just a minute, especially in summer.
“A child trapped in a hot car can experience dehydration, shock and heatstroke,” said Dr Marwa Abdelfattah, a paediatrics specialist at Brightpoint Royal Women’s Hospital. Details