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Perth family devastated by loss of boy, 6, in car park tragedy

The Somali community were rallying around the family on Wednesday night.

“Very tragic, it’s kind of sent a shock for her to believe her boy was just running around here playing and already dead in seconds,” Hassan Egal, President of the Somali Community of WA, said.

Families laid flowers at the crash scene in Maddington.

Families laid flowers at the crash scene in Maddington.Credit:9 News Perth

“It will be a little bit of time before they get back to normal.”

Parents, including an off-duty nurse, performed CPR but the boy couldn’t be saved.

Families laid flowers at the crash scene on Wednesday eveningt.

“He was a very happy and charming boy,” Mr Egal said.

Residents said the car park was dangerous, claiming people often sped through the area.

9 News Perth

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