Parents whose three children were mowed down in Oatlands tragedy open up about ...

Parents whose three children were mowed down in Oatlands tragedy open up about ...
Parents whose three children were mowed down in Oatlands tragedy open up about ...

The mother of three children killed by a drunk ute driver has told how she 'dares to dream again' after discovering she is pregnant nearly two years on from the horrific collision that shocked Australia.

Leila and Danny Abdallah lost their daughters Sienna, 8, and Angelina, 12, as well as their son Anthony, 13, in the Oatlands tragedy of February 1, 2020.

The siblings were struck as they walked on a footpath to get ice cream in the north-western Sydney suburb.

Mrs Abdallah, 37, has told The Australian Women's Weekly she is expecting a baby in March.

Leila and Danny Abdallah are expecting another child nearly two years on from losing their daughters Sienna, 8, and Angelina, 12, as well as son Anthony, 13, in the Oatlands tragedy of February 2020

Leila and Danny Abdallah are expecting another child nearly two years on from losing their daughters Sienna, 8, and Angelina, 12, as well as son Anthony, 13, in the Oatlands tragedy of February 2020

She said she was inspired by her eldest daughter Liana to keep trying for another child after suffering a miscarriage.

'We dare to dream again,' she told The Daily Telegraph. 'My children prayed they could have another brother or sister.'  

'This is a new life, a new beginning for the kids, it has given them a new purpose in life.' 

Liana wants to be a mother figure to the new addition, saying all she wants for Christmas are clothes for the baby. 

Mr Abdallah said he and his wife made a conscious choice not to pass on their pain to their children and this remains in their minds daily. 

'We don't want to bring them down. We want them to get married and flourish and have full lives and dream

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