The 5-year-old was hit by a car on Daytona Beach

Investigators in Volusia County believe a driver suffered a seizure when he crashed into a tollbooth, went through a gate and into the ocean Sunday. He, his fiance and her two children were all rescued from the car, but the car hit a 5-year-old swimming in the ocean. The little boy will be fine. The car crashed through an unoccupied toll booth, which has since been replaced, onto a crowded beach and then into the ocean. “It’s hard to lose him, you know,” father Hugo Alamos said. Hugo Alamos shared his photos 5. -son David Alamos, the youngest of four sons. The family, who are from Tennessee, had just arrived at the beach after a visit to Disney. The children were in the water as the father turned his back then. “I just heard, ‘Pow,’ like a bomb, like a bomb,” Hugo Alamos said. This was the car that hit the tollbooth and crashed through the closed gates, and continued. “I see the white car coming. I tell all the people that were there, ‘Move, move, move,'” Hugo Alamos said. But Hugo Alamos said his youngest son didn’t move fast enough and went under the car. “My son went to bottom. and when I looked at him, I saw him coming again,” Hugo Alamos said. David Alamos suffered a chest injury that required stitches to close and an injury to his arm. He will be fine. Meanwhile, bystanders and later first responders helped the family of four to the car. “We want to thank the good Samaritans who acted quickly to try to get the car off the beach area,” Waleska Lugo-DeJesus said. Lugo-DeJesus is the family’s spokesperson. She said they were also on vacation from Massachusetts and arrived to Sunday morning. It appears the driver suffered a medical episode and the adult passenger, Lugo-DeJesus’ niece, was unable to take her foot off the gas. the car. “We are extremely devastated to learn that it was a 5-year-old who was hit by the car,” Lugo-DeJesus said. The driver is still being evaluated. The adult front seat passenger and her two children in the back are fine, although one child may have a concussion. Meanwhile, the 5-year-old’s father, Hugo Alamos, wonders why the vehicles are on the beach at all. “They need to stop towing cars in. This is very dangerous. It could happen again, you know,” Hugo Alamos said. The driver is being cited for reckless driving, and beach safety officials said they are requesting that his driving privileges be reevaluated based on serving a possible forfeiture. The family of the injured 5-year-old is waiting for him to be released from the hospital, possibly even on Monday.

Investigators in Volusia County believe a driver suffered a seizure when he crashed into a toll booth, went through a gate and into the ocean Sunday.

He, his fiance and her two children were all rescued from the car, but the car struck a 5-year-old swimming in the ocean.

The little boy will be fine. The car crashed through an unoccupied tollbooth, which has since been replaced, onto a crowded beach and then into the ocean.

“It’s almost hard to lose him, you know,” father Hugo Alamos said.

Hugo Alamos shared photos of his 5-year-old son David Alamos, the youngest of four sons. The family, who are from Tennessee, had just arrived at the beach after a visit to Disney. The children were in the water as the father had turned his back then.

“I just heard ‘Pow,’ like a bomb, like a bomb,” Hugo Alamos said.

This was the car that hit the tollbooth and crashed through the closed gates, and kept going.

“I see the white car coming. I tell all the people that were there, ‘Move, move, move,’” Hugo Alamos said.

But Hugo Alamos said his youngest son didn’t move fast enough and went under the car.

“My son went to the bottom, and when I looked at him, I saw him get back up,” Hugo Alamos said.

David Alamos suffered a chest injury, which required stitches, and an injury to his arm. He’ll be fine.

Meanwhile, bystanders and then first responders helped the family of four into the car.

“We want to thank the good Samaritans who acted quickly in trying to get the car off the beach area,” Waleska Lugo-DeJesus said.

Lugo-DeJesus is the spokesperson for that family.

She said they were also on vacation from Massachusetts and arrived Sunday morning.

It appears the driver suffered a medical episode and the adult passenger, Lugo-DeJesus’ niece, was unable to take her foot off the gas.

“He tried to take the wheel and spin as much as he could to stop the car. “We are extremely saddened to learn that it was a 5-year-old who was hit by the car,” Lugo-DeJesus said.

The driver is still being evaluated. The adult front seat passenger and her two children in the back are fine, although one child may have a concussion. Meanwhile, the 5-year-old’s father, Hugo Alamos, wonders why the vehicles are on the beach at all.

“They should stop towing cars in there. This is very dangerous. It could happen again, you know,” Hugo Alamos said.

The driver is being cited for reckless driving, and beach safety officials said they are requesting that his driving privileges be reevaluated based on serving a possible forfeiture.

The injured 5-year-old’s family expects him to be released from the hospital, possibly even on Monday.

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