Transcript for Dad Makes Frantic 911 Call After Leaving Baby in Car to Board Train
Back now at 7:42 with the frightening moments for a Boston area dad who realized he left his baby in the backseat of his car while he was on the way to work. He called 911 for help. Mara schiavocampo is here with the details. Reporter: If it had been a hot summer day, that mistake could have been disastrous. It happens more often than you might think. There are things you can do to make sure your child never gets accidentally locked in a car. I left my 1-year-old baby in my SUV by accident this morning. I'm Mon my way back to the station now. Reporter: Dad in distress. A Massachusetts father making this breathless 911 call. You left hat? My my little baby. Reporter: Struggling to stay calm after realizing he left his toddler locked in the car at the commuter train station parking lot while he got on the train to work. I probably left the T station about twaert till 8:00. Reporter: Traveling all the way to another station. Leaving the child trapped for 35 minutes. Stay on the line with me. Do not hang up. I won't. Reporter: In a statement, the father, who is choosing to LE main anonymous, calling it the worst day of his life, exmaining that baby had fallen asleep in the child seat and I went into autopilot. A mistake that could have been deadly. In 2014, this boy found crying inside a locked car in a Houston mall parking. His mother shopping inside this store. Concerned security guards rushed to help the infant. Luckily, he's rescued just in time. Sadly, experts say 30 children died last year after being left alone in a vehicle. Most of them under the age of 2. New technology like smart car seats that monitor temperature and sensor that alert pirpt IFS a child is still in a car seat when they leave a vehicle can help. Experts say there are simpler things. Create a reminder. Put something in the front seat or backseat that you need at the your final destination. Reporter: Thankfully, no Boston, first responders were able to locate that locked up toddler. We have help on the way there. Reporter: The father saying she is safe and happy after a very different kind of car accident. Police say they were required to notify child protective services. The father is not facing charges. Put something you know you need next to the child. It's about the routine, right if? You deviate from the routine, it's more likely to happen. Is there that's when people get into trouble. He said the word auto pilot. You have to be paying attention all the time. Thank you, Mara. Coming up, scared straight. One young mom's shocking selfie, showing off her cancer treatment
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