Khat Siam Wiki – Khat Siam Biography
The parents of Khat Siam, a two-year-old boy who was run over and killed outside a religious festival in Melbourne have remembered their son as adorable and loved by his community. Khat Siam lost his life three weeks before his third birthday following the accident at the Zomi Community Harvest Festival in the parking lot of New Hope Baptist Church. Lead crash investigators were called to the scene in Blackburn North at around 7.15pm on Saturday.
Khat Siam was 2 years old.
The driver stopped at the scene and assisted police with their investigation before being released pending further investigation. Family friend Tunsawmkhai Zokhai said it was an “unthinkable event and accident” for the couple, who had escaped Burma and had recently become Australian citizens. “It is very difficult to bear this pain, but we are proud of him and ourselves,” said the boy’s mother, Cing Khaw Nuam. “We did everything we could for him.” His mother said his son was “quiet, smart and loved Thomas the Tank Engine,” while his father said they had a special bond between father and son. Police are working to establish how the tragedy occurred, while the community supports the family and driver. “We feel very, very bad for him,” Zokhai said.