DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Dallas mother is in jail after her 4-year-old son was found wandering alone along I-20.

Sarah Emrick, 32, is facing child endangerment charges.

Sarah Emrick (credit: Dallas Police Department)

A driver saw her child walking along the highway in Red Bird and called police, according to the Dallas Morning News.

Police said Emrick admitted her son gets out all the time.

Authorities even saw him trying to escape Emrick’s apartment as they were interviewing her.