STUART – (CBSMiami) – A Martin County child was airlifted to Jackson Memorial Hospital Friday morning, after a trip to a Starbucks shop in Stuart resulted in severe burns.
According to the Martin County Sheriff’s Department, the 13-month old girl, Lourdes Carol Marsh, was burned by hot liquids at Starbucks in the 5900 block of Federal Highway and suffered burns over 18 percent of her body.READ MORE: South Florida Family Encourages Booster Shots After Vaccinated Relative Dies Of COVID-19
The Sheriff’s Department said Lourdes received the burns from two hot beverages, 1 large coffee and l large tea, that had been put on top of a customer’s table.READ MORE: 'Unacceptable,' South Florida Haitian Leaders Outraged Over What Happened In Del Rio, Texas
The hot drinks spilled when an adult was attempting to put the child into a portable high-chair that had been manually attached to the table, according to the Sheriff’s Department.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Death Toll Tops 53,000 In Florida
The child was flown by Martin County Fire Rescue helicopter to Jackson Memorial Hospital, which had no immediate information about the girl’s condition.