LSP Reminds About Danger of Heat Stroke

Louisiana State Police – As temperatures continue to rise, troopers would like to remind parents and caregivers of the dangers of vehicle heatstroke. a child’s temperature can rise in a quick and deadly manner when left in a hot car. It is important to understand that children are more vulnerable to heatstroke than adults.

Prevention Tips Look before you lock. Make it a habit to look before you lock, and try these tips to avoid putting children at risk of heatstroke.
Keep your vehicle locked and keep your keys out of reach; nearly 3 in 10 heatstroke deaths happen when an unattended child gains access to a vehicle.
Take action if you notice a child alone in a car! Protecting children is everyone’s business — learn what to do if you see a child alone in a car.