Toddler dies after being left in daycare van in South Dallas

05:38 PM CDT on Thursday, September 16, 2010
By JON NIELSEN / The Dallas Morning News
jnielsen@dallasnews.com

A 2-year-old boy has died after being left in a daycare van in South Dallas for about six hours, police said.

The boy was found in a van at 4200 Metropolitan Ave, near Fair Park.

Police said two adults a driver and a monitor were in the van that brought 14 children to H. H. Banks Learning Center at 9 a.m.

The boy was discovered about 3 p.m. by a 3-year-old who got on the van. The driver called paramedics, and the boy died at Baylor Medical Center Dallas. Temperatures reached the mid-90s Thursday afternoon.

Police were investigating but said no arrests had been made.