Mental evaluation ordered for minivan driver
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla -- The South Carolina pregnant mom whose mini van wound up crashing through the waves near Daytona Beach this week will undergo a mental evaluation.
Police say the mother drove straight into the surf with her three kids in the van as beach goers looked on in horror.
Luckily, rescuers and life guards on the beach rushed in to save all four family members before the van was sucked out to sea.
"I'll never get the picture out of my had of the little boy with his outstretched arms saying please help me our mom's trying to kill us," said witness Tim Tesseneer.
Police identified the woman as 32-year-old Ebony Wilkerson.
The kids are now in the custody of the state.