posted on Jul, 18 2006 @ 10:31 AM
As Ontario is facing a near record breaking heat wave, an elderly woman was left alone in a locked car in a Wal-Mart parking lot by her daughter and
A 97-year-old woman is recovering in a Burlington hospital after she was left alone in a sweltering vehicle for almost an hour during the worst heat
wave of summer while her family went shopping.
With criminal charges laid against her daughter and granddaughter, Phyllis Arnott can't return to her home.
"We do love her. It's not like we meant to do it," her granddaughter, Kimberly Bouclair, 36, said yesterday. "It was an accident ... we just
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"We just didn't think." Wow, what love.
Emergency crews estimated that the temperature inside the vehicle was close to 50C (122f). She was in there for close to an hour.
It is sick. We hear about this in the news all the time, usually with dogs and sometimes even with children. By now I would think it is common
knowledge not to leave anyone in a car on a hot day.
Ontario has been facing a heatwave with 10 days of temperatures topping 30C.
Being 97 years old I bet even the temperature outside of the car is unbearable. Meanwhile her daughter and granddaughter are shopping in an