Thiruvananthapuram: In a shocking incident from Kerala on Sunday night, a baby fell off a moving SUV in a forest area near Munnar and her parents drove away without noticing about it.
Apparently, her parents had dozed off when the incident happened. A video that has gone viral on social media shows the CCTV footage of the one-year-old girl crawling on the deserted road in the dark after falling off from the car.
A forest official at a checkpost later rescued the child at gave her first aid while informing the police. She had sustained injuries on her head.
Watch the video here:
#WATCH Kerala: A one-year-old child falls out of a moving car in Munnar region of Idukki district. The girl child was later rescued and handed over to the parents. (08.09.2019) pic.twitter.com/tlI7DtsgxU
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The family realised that their child was missing after reaching home, following which a police complaint was lodged.
The station where the complaint was recorded was just six kilometers away from the baby's location, ANI reported.
The incident happened when the family was returning home after visiting a temple in Tamil Nadu's Palani on Sunday.
The baby was reunited with her parents after police investigations.
(With ANI inputs)