The mother of a primary school boy who fought for life screamed for her son after being hit by a $ 80,000 Audi SUV that got out of hand.
The boy, eight, and his father, 40, were hit while using a pedestrian crossing in Neutral Bay, on the north coast of Sydney, just before 9 am on Wednesday.
The pair was at a crossroads on Bydown St, near Neutral Bay Public School, when they were hit by the black Q5 SUV.
After the pedestrians were mowed, the car then hit four parked vehicles before it came to rest against the wall of a building, with one of the front wheels missing.
A witness said he saw the mother run down the road while she screamed & it is my son & # 39 ;.
A black Audi Q5 met a father and son as they walked to school on Wednesday morning. The car then hit the wall of a nearby building (photo)
Resident Micah Gatuslao told it Daily telegram: & # 39; I saw a lot of blood on the boy's face. Then I saw the child's mother come running and say: & # 39; it's my son & # 39 ;. & # 39;
Agnes Quinn, whose daughter is primary in Neutral Bay in the first year, said she arrived at school just as the commotion unfolded.
& # 39; I left my daughter in front of the office, suddenly teachers walked in and the shock on their face, you could see it was pretty bad, & # 39; said Mrs. Quinn.
& # 39; The director and the teachers ran outside and took out a first aid box and defibrilator and pillows and brought him out on the street. Everyone was running around. & # 39;
& # 39; Two mothers came and cried and had to sit down because they were so shocked. & # 39;
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Crash research experts investigate the Audi after it rests against the wall of a building in Neutral Bay, on the north coast of Sydney.
A man, presumably the driver of the Audi, is helped by witnesses on the spot immediately after the horror accident
A woman on the spot was comforted when she spoke to the emergency services
It was believed that the driver of the black Audi Q5, a 53-year-old from Cremorne Point, suffered a medical episode.
SCHOOL-RUN HORROR TIME LINE:
A father and son are hit by an Audi Q5 while they walk to school at 9 am
The car, an Audi SUV, then hits two parked cars before it bumps into a wall
A woman runs to the scene and calls & # 39; it's my son & # 39;
Bystanders provide first aid to the boy while waiting for paramedics
The boy is taken to the hospital in critical condition
Another child is being treated for shock after witnessing the crash
The driver of the Audi Q5 is taken to the hospital for routine blood and alcohol tests
He was helped out of the car by witnesses on the spot and then taken to the Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment and routine testing.
Another boy, 8, who witnessed the horrible accident, was taken to the hospital in shock.
A bystander rushed to start with first aid before paramedics arrived, police inspector Christie Marks said.
The boy was taken to the Sydney Children & # 39; s Hospital in Randwick with serious head injury.
The father was thought to have suffered back injury and was taken to the Royal North Shore Hospital in a serious condition.
Another mother who witnessed the Audi crashing into the parked car said she did not know until later that a boy had been seriously injured.
& # 39; I was really worried because I saw him (the driver) crash. I am very upset because these are all my daughter's friends, & the mother said with tears.
Witnesses said that the father and son used a marked pedestrian crossing when they were hit by the out of control Audi. The police were present to investigate how the accident took place
The police are investigating a Mercedes Benz that was hit was one of the four vehicles hit by the Audi after it had knocked down the father and son
A police officer is investigating a piece of plastic that came out of the Audi during the horrible accident on Wednesday morning
Paramedics brought the seriously injured boy to the Sydney Children & # 39; s Hospital (photo), where he was placed in a medically induced coma
An NSW Ambulance spokeswoman said seven crews and the Careflight helicopter were present.
& # 39; Upon arrival, paramedics treated two children who were thought to be about eight years old and a man who suspected he was in his forties, & she said.
Inspector Christie Marks said the incident was "absolutely terrible for all involved".
& # 39; Our paramedics worked very closely with other on-site emergency services and worked tirelessly with patients & # 39 ;, she said.
A school bag on the spot after an out of control Audi made a career in a boy and his father
The right front wheel of the Audi broke away when the car hit a wall after it hit the father and son and then crashed into four parked cars & # 39; s
& # 39; Understandably, the emergency services and the families of the children are very sad.
& # 39; There was a bystander who started first aid and their efforts should be praised. & # 39;
The Crash Investigation Unit police investigated the circumstances surrounding the incident.
All witnesses or people with dashcam images were encouraged to contact the police.
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