Caught on camera: Driver loses control, truck speeds into river

Posted at 1:31 PM, Sep 02, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-02 16:37:51-04

ELLSWORTH, Maine - A driver lost control of his vehicle and it took off at a high speed, crashing straight into a river.

It was caught on surveillance video in Ellsworth, Maine.

Police say the 61-year-old driver suffered a medical emergency; after about an hour he was OK.

The man managed to free himself from the vehicle walking away with just minor injuries, with the help of a volunteer.

Amazingly, no one else was hurt.

As for the truck, it was destroyed.