An Orlando woman has been arrested and charged with DUI and reckless driving after she crashed her vehicle into the inlet at Smyrna Dunes Park, as confirmed by the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies reported that 26-year-old Sarah Ramsammy “plowed into the water” after driving recklessly at 50 mph past beachgoers and nearly hitting a child on Saturday in New Smyrna Beach.
The sheriff’s office social media post disclosed that Ramsammy had an alarming blood alcohol concentration of 0.153 and will face additional charges for reckless driving and failure to obey a traffic control device. The incident, which was recorded on bodycam footage, concluded with the deputy politely explaining to Ramsammy that she was being arrested for driving under the influence to which she only replied, “OK.”
Today, witnesses at Smyrna Dunes Park reported a reckless driver plowed into the water after speeding 50mph past beachgoers, almost hitting a child. Driver Sarah Ramsammy, 26, Orlando, is charged with DUI (0.153 BAC), reckless driving & failure to obey a traffic control device.
According to the sheriff’s office, Ramsammy was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the crash and sustained minor injuries. She was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but was later discharged and taken into police custody.
Ramsammy’s behavior is a cause for concern, particularly as it transpired in a busy public area frequented by numerous individuals, including children. The authorities have warned the public to remain vigilant and to exercise caution when driving.
As yet, it is unclear when Ramsammy will make her initial court appearance. However, her actions have demonstrated the importance of responsible driving, and it is anticipated that the courts will reflect this in their punishment.
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In conclusion, reckless driving and DUI are not only criminal offenses but also pose significant risks to public safety. Ramsammy’s reluctance to acknowledge her wrongdoing is indicative of a much broader problem affecting society, and it is hoped that her punishment will serve as a timely reminder to all to act responsibly on the roads. We will continue to monitor this story and bring updates as they become available.
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