Australian Olympian Isaac Ntiamoah lost his son on his first birthday after accidentally running over him at the driveway of their home. Track and field athlete Isaac Ntiamoah was preparing for his son Josiah's birthday party on Friday when the accident killed his son. He was driving to and from the house to pick up supplies when the toddler came under the wheels. The 36-year-old was driving his Mitsubishi ASX at his Green Valley home in Sydney's west around 3 pm when the tragedy occurred. US Mother Kills Two-Year-Old Son for Bedwetting, Sentenced to 40 Years Jail.
The 36-year-old was unable to communicate the details of the incident to police until Saturday morning because he was in shock, The Sunday Telegraph reported. New South Wales Police are still investigating the circumstances of the tragic accident. An NSW police spokeswoman told Daily Mail Australia, "A report will be prepared for the Coroner following the death of a child who was struck in a driveway at Green Valley." Texas Mother Sentenced 40 Years Prison for Letting Her Daughters Slowly Die in Car As She Partied.
Following the incident, the Crash Investigation Unit held Isaac for examination and was returned to the family on Saturday. He has also undergone mandatory blood and urine tests. Following the incident, loves ones visited the family and offered condolences. Talking about Isaac, one of the neighbours said that Isaac was a 'fantastic father'.
Isaac has competed in the Australian 4 x 100m relay team and qualified for the finals at the 2012 London Olympics, where he finished in sixth place. He also came fourth in a relay at the 2010 Commonwealth Games. Condoling the death of the baby, Athletics Australia tweeted saying, "Australia's athletics family is today grieving the loss of Olympian Isaac Ntiamoah's young son. Our community share their collective thoughts and condolences with Isaac and his family at this terrible time."