Clarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly for a child or animal.
Clarksville, TN – With the summer heat in full gear, it is necessary to address leaving children and pets in unattended vehicles that are not left running. It takes a matter of minutes for the inside of a car to heat up and become deadly to a child or animal.
Nashville, TN – Today marks the official start of summer and as temperatures rise, the Tennessee Highway Patrol would like to remind motorists to never leave children or pets in an unattended vehicle.
“Our ultimate goal is to prevent the senseless death of children who have been left in unattended vehicles,” said Department of Safety and Homeland Security Commissioner Bill Gibbons. “Everyone should be especially cautious in the summer months and protect children in their custody from heat-related accidents. Those who fail to fulfill their responsibility to children face criminal prosecution.” «Read the rest of this article»
One week after an infant girl was found dead, unattended in a parked vehicle, Clarksville Police experienced what could have been instant replay: they were lucky this time.
On July 13, at approximately 2:20 am, a five month old infant was found crying in a vehicle with the windows rolled up and doors locked on the lot of Chapala’s at 1191 Fort Campbell Blvd., by Officer Stephen Holman, who was there on an unrelated matter.
The parents were located inside the bar and it was determined that the infant had been left in the vehicle since approximately 11:00 pm. The child was placed in DCS custody. Both parents were booked into the Montgomery County Jail charged with Child Abuse / Neglect. «Read the rest of this article»