Father speaks out after partner, daughter & toddler killed in hospital car explosion 3 months ago

Father speaks out after partner, daughter & toddler killed in hospital car explosion

"I have no words to describe how we’re all feeling."

A man has spoken out about the pain of losing his partner and two of their children in an explosive car crash that occurred outside an Australian hospital last week.

Craig, who does not wish to disclose his family's surname, also thanked his community for the outpouring of support they've shown during this devastating time.

His partner Koby, 35, their daughter Chloe, 8, and son Harrison, 20 months, were killed when their car hit a curb and crashed into a power pole outside the Royal Children's Hospital in Melbourne on August 20.

The couple shared two other sons, Lachlan, 9, and Liam, 6, who Koby had dropped to school shortly before the crash.

The mother had been on her way home from from collecting essential medications for her older sons – both of whom suffer with a rare gastronomical disease called Tyrosinemia – at the hospital pharmacy when the tragedy took place.

Witnesses say an explosion occurred when the car hit the pole, engulfing it in flames.

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Now Craig has issued a statement about the grief he and his remaining two children are experiencing.

"I’d like to thank the community for their love and support at this difficult time following the loss of my partner Koby and my beautiful children Chloe and Harrison," he wrote.

"I have no words to describe how we’re all feeling. This tragedy will take some time to process and we ask for some privacy at this time."

Detectives from the Major Collision Investigation Unit are still investigating the circumstances that led to the crash, according to Australian media reports.

A GoFundMe page set up by an extended family member has raised over 88,800 AUD (around €54,700) for the family.