6-year-old found in trunk, flown to Portland hospital

Parents found boy in trunk in Medford


PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 6-year-old boy in southern Oregon was flown to a hospital after his parents discovered him in the trunk of a car, suffering from a heat-related illness.

KDRV-TV reports police in Medford are trying to determine why the boy was in the trunk of the compact car on a warm Tuesday afternoon.

The critically injured child was taken to a hospital in Portland.