Drunk driver slams into group of kids in Australia and kills 4, injured others


It was reported by police officials on Sunday that a drunk driver slammed his pickup truck into a group of children in Sydney, killing two sisters, their brother and a cousin and seriously injuring three others.

However, the 29-year-old driver was charged with manslaughter and high-range drink driving, following the incident that happened late yesterday, Saturday in the Oatlands suburb of western Sydney.

The report disclosed that these children were on a footpath when the four-wheel drive jumped the curb and rammed into them, police alleged.

The report by the police on Sunday has revealed that the three girls were aged of 8 to 12 and a 13-year-old boy who died at the scene and two other girls and a boy were injured and taken to the nearby hospital where they were in a stable condition.

However, the shocking incident included two sisters and their brother of the six children of Daniel and Leila Abdallah.

Daniel Abdallah told reporters on Sunday morning that: I lost three of my children. I had a cousin, Bridget, she lost her daughter as well, he further added saying; I’m numb, probably that’s how I feel at the moment and all I just want to say is, please, drivers be careful. Because all the kids were just walking innocently, enjoying each others’ company and this morning I woke up, I have lost three kids.

A makeshift memorial was later put up where the accident occurred, with people coming to place flowers, teddy bears and candles as well as pay their respects.

However, the driver, whose name has not been released, was due in court Sunday facing 20 charges.

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