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Woman Shares Story After Being Pinned Under Car on North Florida Beach

What to Know

  • Claire Mulder said she was with her boyfriend on New Smyrna Beach last Friday when she heard a loud sound and found herself trapped.
  • Mulder said the car’s tires never ran her over and said she had her eyes closed and earbuds in at the time of the incident.
  • The driver was not ticketed and told the station she did not see Mulder.

A woman in North Florida is sharing her scary story after she found herself pinned under a car last week while sunbathing on the beach.

Claire Mulder told NBC affiliate WESH-TV she was with her boyfriend on New Smyrna Beach last Friday when she heard a loud sound and found herself trapped under the front bumper of the car.

"I just felt like the crushing wasn't going to stop so I started screaming and my boyfriend was next to me and leapt up and started pounding on the car hood," Mulder told the station.

Mulder said the car’s tires never ran her over and said she had her eyes closed and earbuds in at the time of the incident. She said the driver was trying to make a U-turn instead of backing up.

“When I first got there, I was, like, 'Wow, this is weird -- cars on the beach.' I even said that to my boyfriend. I obviously don't feel that safe because I wasn't safe," Mulder said.

Mulder did not go to the hospital immediately after the incident, but later did and says she feels pain on her right side and is on medication.

The driver was not ticketed and told the station she did not see Mulder.

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