Driver Charged Over Greenacre School Car Crash

Violet Powell
November 8, 2017

Neighbour Khaled Arnaout ran towards the school after hearing a loud bang and found the collapsed classroom in chaos, he then began trying to lift the vehicle off the injured children. A auto left the road and crashed into the demountable classroom at Banksia Primary School in the city's southwest.

Emergency crews responded at 9.45am, and arrived at the scene to find two children in cardiac arrest and another in a serious condition.

Those two young boys later died in hospital.

The driver, a 52-year-old woman was uninjured but was taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests, police said.

Three injured girls also remain in hospital after what ambulance officers described as a "horrific incident" that left a "scene of carnage".

"He was saying "I want my mum".

It was written by a year four student at the school.

The woman's lawyer has told the press that she is "deeply sorry for the loss and hurt suffered by the children, the school, the families and the community".

Two eight-year-old boys died after being critically injured in the incident. "[There were] a number of distressed and overwhelmed children and teachers at a scene of a disgusting accident".

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"You've got mothers over there fainting, you've got paramedics dealing with all the mothers and everyone is just nervous that it's their child".

Authorities say they do not believe the crash was intentional.

"We're not looking at this as an intentional act".

'Obviously it was a scene of carnage, ' she said.

The school will be open on Wednesday with support from counsellors for any student who wishes to attend, staff said on the school's Facebook page.

'They were crying, they were distressed, some were asking for their parents. "It is a crash investigation", Smith said.

Pictures from the scene showed a crowd of distressed parents swarming the school's Boronia Road main entrance to collect their children.

At least 18 children were assessed at the scene as well as one adult.

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