ROSENBERG, Texas - After visiting her mother with her husband and two toddlers, Sandra Mendoza, 20, returned home to their trailer in the Gegelskis Trailer Park at around 5am, went inside and then went to sleep. Neither parent realized they had left her two sons, a 1-year-old and 2-year-old, in their F-150 Ford pickup truck.
When she woke up at 1 p.m., 8 hours later, she realized that the children were still in the vehicle. When police arrived, they found the two children unconscious and unresponsive. They were taken to Oak Bend Medical Center and placed in the intensive care.
Mendoza has been charged with two counts of injury to a child. She was is currently in Fort Bend County Jail in Richmond.Tags: Child Neglect, hot car, Hot Car Baby, Texas, trailer park