Two children dead after car crashes into Sydney school

At the scene of the incident.
At the scene of the incident. Photo credit: Twitter/ Zara James

Police have confirmed two boys are dead after a car crashed into children at a school in Sydney's west.

Sky News Australia reports the female driver of a Toyota Kluger hit the weatherboard building at Banksia Road Primary School in Greenacre about 9.45am AEDT on Tuesday.

Five students were taken to Westmead Children's Hospital NSW Ambulance and police later confirmed two boys aged eight had died.

Nine children under nine years old have been injured, according to a NSW Ambulance tweet.

An ambulance spokeserson told Yahoo7 News one child had gone into cardiac arrest but was unable to confirm their age.

As many as thirty people being are assessed at Banksia Road Primary School, and the injured children are being taken to Westmead Children's Hospital.

A female driver of the car has been taken to hospital for mandatory blood and urine tests.

New South Wales Ambulance has sent multiple paramedic crews to the scene and called the incident "horrific" in a tweet. 

Police are asking parents who want to collect their children to pick them up from the Boronia Road entrance.