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Doctors warn of the dangers of hot cars

Doctors say there is no safe amount of

Doctors say there is no safe amount of time to leave a child in a hot car. (July 8, 2014 10:19 PM)

Doctors are warning parents that there is never a safe time to leave a child alone in a hot car.

Dr. Ari Perkins, the head of the Emergency Department at Norwalk Hospital, says even leaving a child in a hot car for a few minutes could be fatal.

On a day when it's 90 degrees out, Perkins says the heat inside a car gets concentrated and is too much for small bodies. Children exposed to...

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