On the Memorial Day weekend, a woman from Florida was arrested after the witnesses reported her driving erratically and almost hitting several families, their children and pets at the Smyrna Dunes Park.
According to the Volusia deputies, the 26-year-old Sarah Ramsammy was believed to be speeding at 50 miles per hour when she drove her blue SUV into the water. Witnesses also claimed that she was close to hitting a child. The body camera footage showed the SUV submerged in the beach with waves crashing near the trunk.
When asked by the deputies who was driving, one woman replied that they were the ones who were almost hit. When the deputies approached Ramsammy and her passenger, they asked what happened and Ramsammy said that she was not sure and that they were told that they almost hit a child, which she did not believe. Ramsammy also mentioned that they were only trying to turn around and did not think that U-turn was possible.
The arresting deputy said that she was going to jail and asked why, to which Ramsammy asked back. The deputy said that she was driving under the influence and her Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) was 0.153, double the legal limit to drive.
Ramsammy was charged with DUI and reckless driving and was also cited for failure to obey a traffic control device.