The Courier-Mail

Nanny tells of fa­tal hit


THE nanny who was tak­ing care of six-year-old Ryan Leo when he was fa­tally struck by a car has bro­ken down at his in­quest, say­ing she told him to “wait”.

Saiyun Shan broke into in­con­solable sobs as she de­scribed pulling up op­po­site the boy’s taek­wondo school in Hurstville in Syd­ney’s south on July 28 last year.

“When I stopped there, Ryan just opened the door and I said to Ryan, wait. I said ‘don’t run, don’t run’,” Ms Shan told Glebe Coro­ner’s Court. “I went around and I couldn’t see Ryan and I could hear a bang,” she said. “The ve­hi­cle kept driv­ing and I could see Ryan on the road. I was shocked.” The in­quest con­tin­ues.

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