Police in Victoria say they had to smash their way into the car of a suspected drunk driver, passed out behind the wheel with her child in the car.
It happened just before 9 p.m. Thursday night. The doors were locked but the car was still running.
Police say they broke the passenger window to get access and noticed evidence indicating the driver may have been impaired by drugs and alcohol.
Both the mother and the child were taken to hospital.
The child has since been released with no physical injuries.
The mother has been taken into custody.