David Dobrik sued by Jeff Wittek over near-fatal crane accident

David Dobrik’s former good friend and collaborator is suing the YouTube star over a near-death stunt that landed him within the hospital in 2020.

Jeff Wittek is searching for $10 million in damages to cowl the price of misplaced wages and incomes capability, as nicely hospital payments he attained on account of the accident, in line with TMZ.

The Jeff FM podcaster, 32, alleged within the lawsuit that Dobrik, 25, had been working an excavator that was positioned within the ocean for a stunt in June 2020, and requested his buddies to swing from the machine utilizing a rope whereas concurrently using a number of objects.

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Wittek beforehand mentioned he practically “died” after being swung by an excavator managed by Dobrik.
Instagram/ Jeff

Wittek mentioned when it was his flip to go, Dobrik allegedly started swinging the excavator too quick, which brought about him to slam into it and get severely injured, in line with TMZ.

The social media star didn’t element his accidents within the lawsuit, however beforehand spoke about them in a Feb. 25, 2022 video on his YouTube channel titled, “Pricey David.”

“I practically died. I got here an inch from loss of life and an inch from going blind. I’ll have life-long mind accidents,” Wittek claimed within the episode.

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He’s searching for $10 million in damages to cowl misplaced wages and incomes capability, in addition to hospital payments.
Instagram/ Jeff

He added, “I’m not making an attempt to lecture folks. It’s simply an emotional factor. I had my face smashed in and the one factor I requested from him was to not blame me for it.”

Leaked footage of the accident reveals Wittek crashing into the crane and subsequently falling into the water earlier than his mates rush to his support and shout, “Name the ambulance!”

In March, Dobrik known as Wittek’s accident the “f–king worst.”

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Dobrik has expressed regret over the accident.
Instagram/ David Dobrik

“That day is the worst factor that’s ever occurred to me. I might f—ing do something to take that day again,” he mentioned on his “Views” video podcast.

“I want it was me up there. It’s probably the most unlucky factor ever. And it’s s–tty — it’s an accident. That’s what it was. It’s an accident.”

Wittek and Dobrik didn’t instantly return Web page Six’s request for touch upon the lawsuit.

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