FURTHER charges have been laid against a woman accused of ploughing her car into a Sydney school classroom, killing two children and injuring three others.
Just before 9.45am on Tuesday, emergency services were called to the school on Boronia Road at Greenacre, after a Toyota Kluger crashed into a classroom where children were being taught.
There were 24 children in the class room at the time with 17 children and one female teacher treated at the scene by paramedics.
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Two boys, aged eight, were critically injured and rushed to the Westmead Children’s Hospital where they died.
Two eight-year-old girls were taken to hospital in a stable condition, and one nine-year-old girl was taken in a serious condition.
The driver, a 52-year-old woman, was uninjured. She was taken to Bankstown Hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests before returning to Bankstown Police Station.
She was charged with two counts of dangerous driving occasioning death – drive manner dangerous, and negligent driving.
Her licence has also been suspended.
Following ongoing investigations into the tragic incident, the driver was yesterday additionally charged with dangerous driving occasioning grievous bodily harm and cause actual bodily harm by misconduct.
Police will allege the additional charges relate to injuries sustained by children who were taken to hospital.
The woman was granted conditional bail and is due to face all charges at Bankstown Local Court on Wednesday 29 November.
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