Man Drives Corvette into Delaware River in Northeast Philly

Police say a husband who was having a dispute with his wife intentionally drove the red Corvette into the Delaware River late this afternoon in Tacony.

Update: Police have pulled a red Corvette from the Delaware River in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.

No one was hurt. Police say the Corvette was dumped by a husband who is going through a divorce with his wife. The driver, whose name has not been released, fled the car. He’s wanted on reckless endangerment and other charges.


Police are currently searching the Delaware River after reports that a Corvette drove into the river.

Police first received reports of the Corvette’s dive into the Delaware at about a quarter to 4. Callers told cops the red ’Vette went into the river at Magee Avenue in the Tacony section of Northeast Philadelphia.

Action News is reporting there are visible tire tracks leading to the river. A report on the station said police have been searching since 3:50 p.m.

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