March 5th, 2014
08:54 PM ET

Mom drives van with three children into ocean

A terrifying scene was caught on tape Tuesday afternoon.

Rescuers and bystanders rushed to save three children after their mother drove them right into the ocean.

Officials say it does not appear to be an accident.

Police: Woman who drove van with kids into ocean to get mental evaluation

The mother and her children were all rescued from the vehicle with no serious injuries. The mother is now undergoing a mental health evaluation and the children are in the care of the Florida Department of Children and Families.

OutFront: Donna Pratt and her daughter's friend Taylor Quintin were staying at a hotel right on the beach and saw the entire thing unfold.

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soundoff (One Response)
  1. Andrew

    glad there were some persons around
    to help the kids out.

    March 7, 2014 at 1:33 pm | Reply

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