Bystanders rescue three children from sweltering car in Texas (2024)

Heroic bystanders rescued three helpless children out of a sweltering car in San Antonio, Texas after their mother left them locked in the vehicle while she went to shop.

On Friday around 2pm, a one-month-old, two-year-old and four-year-old were rescued from a turned off car after a passerby found them trapped inside.

The mother, Angela Garza-Amador, parked the car in a shopping center on the 16600 block if Highway 281 as the outside temperature reached the high 90s. Police estimated that they were inside the hot car for about 50 minutes.

A dramatic video shared online showed the moment people got inside the car and saved the young children from imminent danger.

The children were taken to the hospital and are expected to make full recoveries, though their current conditions are unclear.Garza-Amador was arrested on three counts of child endangerment.

On Friday around 2pm, a one-month-old, two-year-old and four-year-old were rescued from a turned off car after a passerby found them trapped inside. (pictured: A little boy crying inside the car)

A one-month-old baby dressed in a long sleeve onesie was pulled out of the backseat of the hot car

Studies show temperatures inside a car can rise to 104F in just half an hour on a 70F day, and reach 115F in an hour. The body's organs begin to shut down at 107F.

Video of the heart-stopping moment begins with a little boy dressed in a red t-shirt and jeans sitting in the front car seat breathing heavily.

The woman saving him, Pati Valezquez, asks him and his sister if he needs water as she wipes tears from his face.

The camera then shows a little girl in a striped outfit and ponytail, standing in the backseat near her brother.

The young boy continues to cry and tries to catch his breath as the woman says: 'It's ok... it's ok.'

Two women then walk up to the car as the woman recording asks: 'Is she in there?'

'No, so we can call the police,' one of them replies.

The woman recording then shows the little boy again as he is visibly overheated and red in the face.

Garza-Amador (pictured) was arrested on three counts of child endangerment

The mother, Angela Garza-Amador, parked the car in a shopping center on the 16600 block if Highway 281 as the outside temperature reached the high 90s. Police said they were in there for about 50 minutes

'Crazy, and there's another one in the back,' one woman says.

'Here, let's take those babies outa there,' another says as they move to the back of the car to get the little girl.

The little boy is removed from the car as he cries in terror and more people start to gather around the vehicle.

It was then they realize an infant was sitting in a car seat in the back.

The good Samaritan says: 'Is there a baby back there? Oh my God!'

She opens the door and discovers the one-month-old as another woman quickly climbs in through the other side and unbuckles the infant, dressed in a long sleeved onesie, from the car seat.

The bystanders then spot the mother coming from inside the store as the video ends.

It is unclear what store she went into, but according to Valezquez the mother said she left the car on and that her boyfriend was in the car with the kids. (pictured:Garza-Amador being handcuffed at the scene)

It is unclear what store she went into, but according to Valezquez the mother said she left the car on and that her boyfriend was in the car with the kids.

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'So this happened my heart sunk. I'm so shook up,' she said.

'Her story was she left the car on, but took the keys with her so I’m thinking after a while the car turned off and she didn’t realize it.

'What’s messed up is she tried to cover her story by saying her boyfriend was in the car when there was no man ever seen.'

Valezquez also posted a picture ofGarza-Amador being handcuffed by San Antonio Police officers.

She told officers that she did not realize how long she was in the store.

DailyMail.com contacted the San Antonio Police Department for comment.

Diana Sofia Aleman Roman was found unresponsive in the SUV outside her parents' home in Santee, San Diego around 12.20am on June 13

Diana's parents Romer and Jayson De Los Santos (pictured) took her home on April 11 after flying to Arizona where they met the baby girl in hospital for the first time

A similar incident turned fatal for newborn babyafter being left in the back of a hot car just two months after her adoptive parents took her home as a newborn.

Diana Sofia Aleman Roman was found unresponsive in the SUV outside her parents' home in Santee, San Diego around 12.20am on June 13.

She had been left in the car for several hours in 63F weather when a family member found her and called 911. The baby girl was rushed to hospital but did not survive.

Diana's parents Romer and Jayson De Los Santos took her home on April 11 after flying toArizona where they met the baby girl in hospital for the first time.

San Diego County Sheriff's Office detectives are investigating how Diana was forgotten in the car and who left her there. No charges have been filed.

Bystanders rescue three children from sweltering car in Texas (2024)

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