In Australia, a three-year-old girl is fighting for life after being in a child care center bus for six hours. The incident happened in Queensland on Wednesday and, according to police, Neva Austin was the “only child” on the vehicle that morning.
She was left unattended in hot temperatures outside Le Smileys Early Learning Center in Gracemere, near Rockhampton, on Wednesday afternoon. Rockhampton recorded a maximum temperature of 29.2 degrees on Wednesday, according to the website of the Regional Bureau of Meteorology.
Guardian The report said Austin was first taken to a local hospital, but was then taken to Queensland Children’s Hospital, where his condition remains stable but critical.
District Detective Inspector Darin Shadlow of Makaria police told reporters that the girl was picked up at 9 a.m. and found unconscious on the school bus six hours later.
“It appears that Neva was alone on the bus at the time. And when they returned to the center, the driver and another person on the bus at the time forgot that she was there. Staff found her on the bus, took her to the center Gaya where he did CPR,” Mr Shadlow said.
sky News Spoke to the Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS), which took the girl to the hospital. Staff there said paramedics revived the girl before she was taken to a local hospital in Rockhampton.
Neva Austin was immediately taken to a hospital in Brisbane for a deep brain scan and treatment for a damaged kidney. daily mail,
Queensland’s Assistant Education Minister Brittany Lauga said the incident “simply should not have happened”.
“I know this little girl is on the mind of all of us… Wishing her a full recovery. My thoughts are with the family and friends of this girl,” the minister said.