A toddler girl died in Queens on Sunday after being left in a locked and burning car.
The three-year-old kid was pulled from the backseat of the flaming Audi A6 Sedan near Baisley Boulevard 155th Street just before 9pm and rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where she later died, sources said.
The child's 39-year-old father drove the car and ran ablaze from the scene.
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The father was arrested and hospitalized. When they arrived, they noticed that the windows were closed, and saw a gas canister in the street and another in the backseat, sources said.
The back doors of the cars were closed, sources said.
The heat from inside the door handle had melted so the firefighters could pull the girl out, the source said.
Then the 39-year-old driver, who looked like he was on fire, sprinted into the pond in Baisley Park, where he was later arrested.
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. So burned With a mask on his face.
The driver, who reportedly named the girl's father, suffered second-degree and third-degree burns and is taken to Cornell Hospital, sources said.
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The incident, which is still under investigation, appears to be related to a custody dispute.