Truck Crashes off Main Street Bridge into Cotee River, Minor Injuries

New Port Richey Police Officers helped a man escape his truck with only minor injuries after the vehicle managed to avoid a number of obstacles on its way into the Pithlachascotee River on Saturday.

Truck Crash River Cotee
Corporal Case and Officer Hazime pull the driver of the vehicle to safety

The Dodge truck received damage to the front passenger side of the vehicle on its way into the river off of the Main Street Bridge in New Port Richey. This is the second vehicle to enter the river in the same area after an initial crash in late August. New Port Richey officers were also able to assist the driver in that case as well.

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