Parents face tough choices on a daily basis, but this story illustrates the unbelievable priorities of a select few. A mother in China exited her fancy BMW, which locked its own doors due to mechanical error. All windows in the car were closed, and temperatures ran high. A crowd of onlookers gathered after overhearing a toddler’s cries, and this mother horrified all by choosing her car over her son.
Firefighters arrived on the scene where the toddler wept in bewilderment and clawed at the glass. The rescuers grew concerned as “oxygen levels rapidly went down” inside the vehicle, but the woman refused to let anyone break a window. She wished to wait for a locksmith instead, so as not to sustain damage to the vehicle.
The firefighters took action and smashed that glass into oblivion. One of the rescuers warned reporters, “It’s very dangerous to leave children inside cars, especially in such heat. It can threaten a child’s life in a very short time.”
Twitter reactions were unanimous with most users delivering a variation of these two tweets: