Greenacre Sydney Hijab house reopens after crash


Fatima Saadi and Aamani Houchar helped unveil Hijab House in Greenacre, in the city’s south west, to shoppers again.

Two of the women in the shop when the accident happened have reopened the clothing store in Sydney.
Two of the women in the shop when the accident happened have reopened the clothing store in Sydney. (Nine)

In May a car slammed into the store at speed.

Ms Saadi was working there, and Ms Houchar was in a changing room, where a wall crashed down on her.

Ms Houchar said it was surreal to be back.

“The last time I was standing there it was in completely different circumstances,” she said

NSW fire department stand in front of the shop Hijab House in Sydney where a car drove into the shop, injuring twelve people including the driver.
NSW fire department stand in front of the shop Hijab House in Sydney where a car drove into the shop, injuring twelve people including the driver. (Kate Geraghty/SMH)
A car careered into the shop in Greenacre, Sydney, in May.
A car careered into the shop in Greenacre, Sydney, in May. (Nine)

“We can’t believe how much of a miracle it was that we were able to walk out alive that day.” Steve Houchar from the company, said they’ve had a lot of support.

“Everyone’s just pitched in and got this place open again,” he told 9News. However, staff have said they’ll only feel safe if extra bollards are installed to protect them from the cars that speed through the busy intersection.

Officials say they’re looking at what can be done.



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