Mama & # 39; tried to kill herself and sons by driving frontally into a gas tanker – and when the truck driver tried to dodge her, she doubled back & # 39;
- Melissa Mack, 48, is accused of planning to kill herself and sons – 4 and 6 years old
- She told a friend that it & # 39; God's will & # 39; and to say goodbye while she put them in a van
- Mack drove north on a south street on a street in Gainesville, Florida
- A tank truck carrying 330 liters of gas waved to avoid the van, but Mack turned and drove back
- No one was seriously injured and Mack is accused of premeditated murder
A Florida mother planned and tried to kill herself and her two young sons by crashing her car into a truck.
Police said Melissa Mack, 48, told a friend on Friday that she would intentionally crash her car, and that & # 39; God's will & # 39; and & # 39; there was nothing to be done about it & # 39 ;.
Allegedly she also told her friend to say goodbye & # 39; from her and her sons – from 4 and 6 years old.
In her arrest report, police said Mack was driving 13th Street in the city of Gainesville with her two children, according to US-441 / NW WCJB.
It also said that she was starting north on a southern track, trying to ram a tanker – with 330 liters of gas – head-on.
Melissa Mack, 48, has been accused after killing herself and her two young sons – 4 and 6 years old – by driving a truck
The Gainesville, Florida incident occurred on US441, where Mack drove north in a southern lane – although the truck driver got out of her way, Mack turned a U-turn and rammed into the back of the tanker
But the truck driver, Paul Dale Hackbarth, turned around, causing Mack's van to go wrong, WCJB reported.
Despite the near-accident, the police claimed that Mack then made a U-turn and crashed into the rear of the truck.
The collision of the van's airbags and the engine caught fire – Mack and her young sons caught. The front and rear windows of the van are also shattered.
WCJB reported that the truck driver and several other bystanders helped extinguish the fire and helped Mack and the kids out of the van.
In the arrest report, the police said the two boys & # 39; very upset & # 39; were and were released to the Department of Children & Families.
Mack was charged with three counts of premeditated attempted murder and is being held in Alachua County prison on a $ 900,000 bond.
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