A baby was rescued from a hot car in Spartanburg after the parents forgot, according to police.
WSPA reported a six-month-old was discovered in a car with the windows rolled up and the engine turned off at Walmart, 141 Dorman Centre Drive, around 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Witnesses reported hearing the baby crying, covered in sweat and shaking, according to WSPA.
Employees were able to break into the vehicle through a window and contact first responders, who transported the baby to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center. The baby’s condition is unknown.
The report did not state the parents’ names.
They had not been charged as of Wednesday. WSPA reported the parents told police they “forgot the baby was in the car.”
According to kidsandcars.org, nine children have died so far this year from vehicular heat stroke. Last year, 39 children died.
This past weekend, a woman was cited after six dogs died in a hot car.