A video of a biker performing stunts on the street of Bengaluru (according to the video) is being shared widely on social media. The video later shows that the biker was knocked out by a speeding car.
The video clip also shows the biker performing a wheelie which is a stunt where the front wheel of a bike is lifted in the air and the vehicle is ridden on the rear wheel.
Twitter handle @Selvachn posted the video with the message, “Bangalore Electronic city flyover..”.
Bangalore Electronic city flyover.. pic.twitter.com/WLhN8QWGtS— SG (@selvachn) October 18, 2019
When our fact check team started investing the video, we found that the incident took place in Brazil and not in Bengaluru.
Jovem empina moto e é atingido por carro em alta velocidade na rodovia; vídeo é impressionante— Diário da CPTM (@DiariodaCPTM) July 25, 2019
Motociclista fazia manobras na Rodovia Santos Dumont, em Campinas, quando foi atropelado por veículo. https://t.co/HPtJ4u2s01 pic.twitter.com/diAWuVaC49
We also found an article published by a website called ViralTab. According to this article, the incident took place on the Santos Dumont (SP-075) motorway in the city of Campinas located in the southern Brazilian state of Sao Paulo.
Our team also examined the number plate on the bike and found that the bike number belongs to Sao Paulo.
Brazilian newspaper Correio reported that the 19-year-old boy had survived the ‘spectacular’ accident on July 20, 2019. The boy was rushed to UPA São José. “According to the Civil Police, the driver stopped for help,” reported Brazilian news portal G1.