A younger mom and her unborn child killed in a horror head-on crash in Melbourne’s southeast had been on their technique to kindergarten drop off.
Tess Clark, 34, was simply three weeks away from giving start to her third son, to be named Asher, when her silver SUV and a utility allegedly collided head-on in Pakenham South on Thursday morning.
Tess was airlifted to hospital in a essential situation, however Victoria Police on Friday confirmed she couldn’t be saved.
Her two sons, Hunter, 5, and Archie, 3, had been additionally within the automobile on the time of the crash and suffered non-life-threatening accidents.
Clark’s household have described her as a “devoted, loving mom” who was “bubbly, loving, energetic and robust”.
“It doesn’t really feel actual for any of us,” the household stated in an announcement to 7NEWS.
“The boys have just a few bumps and scratches, however are again residence surrounded by loving household.”
A fundraiser has been created to “ease the burden” on her husband, finest pal, and highschool sweetheart, Shane, throughout this “unbelievably tough time”.
“Tess and Child Asher’s sudden passing has left us all in a state of deep shock and unhappiness,” it reads.
“She would do something for her household, and at all times put their wants earlier than her personal.
“The lack of Tess will depart an enormous gap within the hearts of all that knew her.”
Investigators have been advised the ute hit a number of different automobiles earlier than the collision, inflicting minor injury.
Resident Janet Ermolov advised 7NEWS she heard a “loud bang … it was simply sickening”.
Victoria Police are investigating if the ute driver, who stays in a essential situation in hospital, suffered a medical episode.
Anybody who witnessed the accident or has dash-cam footage is requested to contact police.
To donate to the Clark household, go to the GoFundMe web page here.