Florida woman faces charges after allegedly driving SUV into crowd at the beach

Author: CBS Miami Staff
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An SUV drives into a crowd of people in New Smyrna Beach. Credit: CBS Miami

A woman is now facing serious charges after allegedly plowing her SUV into a crowd of people and then driving into the water at the beach on Saturday.

Witnesses reported that she narrowly missed hitting a child.

The woman is charged with DUI, reckless driving, and failure to obey a traffic control device.

The incident took place at Smyrna Dunes Park.

Deputies believe the 26-year-old was intoxicated at the time of the accident. She underwent a breathalyzer test and was subsequently arrested.

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