Two boys aged eight years were killed in an unfortunate accident on Tuesday (7 November) morning when a vehicle crashed into their classroom in Sydney's Greenacre.
A 52-year-old woman has been charged with risky driving after her Toyota Kluger smashed into a primary school classroom, killing two boys and injuring 20 others.
Paramedics arrived to "a scene of carnage" with "distressed and overwhelmed children and teachers".
Two eight-year-old girls and one nine-year-old girl were also taken to hospital, and are now believed to be in a stable condition.
Mr Smith said police were considering the incident a "crash investigation".
A class of 24 year three students was inside the building when the auto crashed into it at about 9.45am yesterday.
"(Students) were screaming, saying they wanted their mum, I want help", she said.
She said she was "super scared" especially when she noticed one of her friends hadn't emerged from the ruined classroom.More news: Confirmed: OnePlus 5T launching on November 16
NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian, who visited the school on Tuesday afternoon, said her thoughts and prayers were with the victims after the tragic incident.
"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", Isaac Tayba told the Telegraph.
NSW Ambulance told Yahoo7 News one child had gone into cardiac arrest but was unable to confirm their age.
"We're not looking this as an intentional act".
Her licence was suspended and she was granted conditional bail ahead of an appearance at Bankstown Local Court on November 29.
"It is very, very hard because we are parents ourselves, we are human beings", she added.
Pictures from the scene showed a crowd of distressed parents swarming the school's Boronia Road main entrance to collect their children.
There were chaotic scenes at the school as frantic parents raced to check on the welfare of their children. A further 17 children and a teacher were treated at the scene for minor injuries.