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3 Indonesians killed in traffic accident in Sydney


Jakarta, IO – Three Indonesians died after their car collided with a cement truck in Southwest Sydney, Monday (13/3) at around 11.20 am local time on the Hume Highway in Menangle Park, Macarthur region, reported CNN Indonesia, Thursday (16/3).

The victims were a mother named Katrina Sila, 34, and her children Kai, 1, and Ivy, 3 months. Katrina and Kai died on the scene while Ivy died on Wednesday (15/3) from serious injuries after being rushed to a hospital in Westmead.

The 48-year-old truck driver was not injured but still taken to hospital for a mandatory medical examination.

According to local police, the SUV driven by Katrina was making a U-turn via the emergency lane on the Hume Highway on her way back to her home in Denham Court before the collision happened.

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At the time of the accident, Katrina’s husband Ian Prahastono was at his office. He knew the tragic accident happened through his Apple Watch which has a crash detection capability. (un)


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