The mom of John Pagakis, accused of fleeing after a deadly crash killed a 12-yr-vintage boy, says her son is “no coward,” however, says “humans die on the street each day’.
Demetra Pagakis told information.Com.Au that her son, 34, a central authority road worker, changed into on his manner to peer his lady friend while his automobile has become airborne and crashed into six stationary vehicles.
Mr. Pagakis, who will spend at least the following eight weeks in custody after his bail became refused these days, is going through 10 charges consisting of risky riding inflicting loss of life and failing to live and help after a twist of fate.
He allegedly brought on the deadly crash after exiting the M2 expressway in Baulkham Hills in northwest Sydney on Saturday night time.
A boy, 12, touring in his circle of relatives’ Holden Captiva with his mother, father and 5-12 months-old sister become killed inside the incident.
After Mr. Pagakis’s Holden allegedly hit two median strips and struck the Captiva, the boy died on the scene, and his 36-12 months-antique mom and younger sister had been seriously injured.
They are now in an extreme but stable circumstance in hospital, and others, a man, sixty-five, and a fifty-eight-year-old ladies had been dealt with for minor injuries.
Mrs. Pagakis stated she had obtained a cellphone call on Monday morning from an unidentified man calling her son “a coward, a scumbag.”
“Some fool in an unsightly man’s voice calls me this morning and (says) ‘He’s a coward, he’s a scumbag.’
“John become on the manner to see his lady friend.
“It was a twist of fate and fatal for one baby.
“The little toddler did not deserve to be injured or killed. However, this takes place each day.
“For a child to have died, of the route it’s awful.
“But cars plow into preschools.
She said her son become “an awesome motive force” who was driving “given that he was 17”.
Mr. Pagakis was allegedly touring on the westbound M2 off-ramp while his Commodore hit a median strip, crossed northbound lanes, hit a 2d media strip after which the desk-bound Holden Captiva and a Land Rover, the Daily Telegraph reported.
Police allege he then climbed out of his damaged car and fled the scene, arriving seven hours later scratched and bloodied at his mother’s northern beaches residence, 35km from the crash scene.