Daytona Beach Video: Children Rescued, Mother Rescued from Minivan Floating in Atlantic Ocean


Video of Daytona Beach minivan rescue direct from Simon Besner/Independent Photographer.

Passersby and lifeguards on Tuesday, March 4, 2014, arrived to rescue a woman and her three children, who were drifting away from Silver Beach access point at Daytona Beach into the Atlantic Ocean. Rescuers pulled the incoherent mother/driver and her children out of the minivan as it was filling with water.

Three children — age 10, 9, and 3 — were transported to a local hospital as a precaution. Witnesses reported one Daytona Beach lifeguard carried two children from the ocean waters. Another lifeguard climbed out of the rear hatch area with the third child.


Citizen rescue, lifeguards rescue children and mother inside a minivan that went into the Atlantic Ocean at Daytona Beach.


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SILVER BEACH access at Daytona Beach.


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Daytona Beach, Florida.

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