Parents might want to be more thorough the next time they check their children's car seats after hearing about the toddler in Minnesota who flew out her mother's car onto a busy street in January.
For those who haven't seen the video, check out the Facebook post below:
The post originated from a Facebook post by Chad Cheddar Mock, who happened to capture the dash-cam footage of the 2-year-old barreling out of the car - car seat and all - after the child's mother took a wide right turn.
"If it didn’t happen in front of me I’d never have believed it," Mock wrote. "The parents came back. Paramedics and police checked the child out as well. Very lucky."
The child was unharmed by the fall and was released back to her mother upon her return to the scene.
The child's mother, Maimuna Hassan, was charged with child endangerment in the days following the incident, according to KARE 11 News.
During an interview with police, Hassan reportedly said the door popped open and the car seat simply rolled out. Hassan went on to say that the child was secured but must have unlocked the door somehow.
According to the report, an officer failed to locate a latch strap securing the car seat to the vehicle, which would explain how the child was able to tumble out while her mother made the turn.
Hassan is now facing multiple misdemeanors, including child endangerment, driving with only a permit, and failing to fasten a car seat.
So, let this be a lesson to all of the parents out there... make sure your children are properly secured in their car seats. Just take those extra few seconds to check and double-check the next time you get ready to take your kids somewhere.