David Dobrik ought to have by no means been behind the controls of an enormous excavator utilized in a social media stunt gone flawed, so says a person now suing the influencer, saying he suffered severe accidents because of David’s actions.
Within the lawsuit, obtained by TMZ, Jeffrey Wittek says he traveled to a Utah Lake in Provo, Utah in the summertime of 2020 with David and a gaggle of pals to shoot video as a part of Dobrik’s “social media comeback.”
Wittek says the plan for one video was to make use of an excavator, operated by Dobrik, and plant within the water, to swing individuals round with a rope whereas driving numerous objects — together with wakeboards.
Nevertheless, Wittek claims Dobrik then steered individuals get swung round by the machine — that he was working — by solely holding the rope, and with out objects.
Wittek says when it was his flip — David began to swing him round too shortly — the docs declare Dobrik seen he was transferring the excavator too quick, and slowed down abruptly, inflicting Wittek to slam into the facet of the excavator … and inflicting him severe harm.
Whereas he does not checklist the specifics of his accidents within the lawsuit … Wittek has beforehand mentioned what occurred that day — saying he nearly died — breaking his foot, hip, tearing a ligament in his leg and shattering his cranium in 9 locations. He additionally says he nearly misplaced his eye.
Wittek says because of the accident, he is suffered wage loss, lack of incomes capability and racked up hospital payments. He is suing for normal negligence and intentional tort.
We reached out to a rep for David … up to now, no phrase again.