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Toddler avoids death on highway in Turkey

17 September 2010 Last updated at 10:29 BST

A toddler narrowly escaped death after crawling onto a busy highway in Turkey.

CCTV footage shows the toddler wandering onto the road after waking up in bushes in the southern Mediterranean city of Antalya.

His mother had left him sleeping and was unaware he had woken up, according to reports.

After rescuing her child from the traffic unharmed, the mother was detained and questioned by local police. Juliet Dunlop reports.