'Scene of carnage': vehicle ploughs into classroom

Aaron Brown
November 8, 2017

Local TV images showed the auto punched through the wall and stopped completely inside the classroom, which is adorned with children's drawings and pictures.

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

Five children were rushed to hospital, including the two deceased boys.

The tragedy occurred at the Banksia Road Public School when the auto collided with a wooden classroom building.

Two eight-year-old boys have died after a vehicle crashed into a primary school classroom in Sydney.

'Obviously, it was a scene of carnage, ' said Supt Stephanie Radnidge from New South Wales (NSW) Ambulance.

"He was saying "I want my mum".

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who visited the school on Tuesday afternoon, said her thoughts and prayers were with the victims after the tragic incident. 'There were a number of distressed and overwhelmed children and teachers at the scene of a frightful accident'.

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Two eight-year-old girls and a nine-year-old girl were also taken to Westmead.

Two eight-year-old boys are dead after an SUV smashed into a Sydney classroom, leaving children screaming for their parents amid a scene of "carnage".

Students, parents and friends gathered outside the school yesterday evening and this morning to mourn the loss of the two boys, placing flowers and messages by the school fence.

Police from Bankstown LAC on are on scene, conducting inquiries.

Mr Smith said police were considering the incident a "crash investigation".

"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".

"We're not looking this as an intentional act". Police are asking parents who are collecting their children to attend the Boronia Rd school entrance.

It is understood that at least three other children sustained minor injuries, such as broken bones and cuts.

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