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David Dobrik sued by Jeff Vitek for $10 million over stunt injury

YouTube star David Dobrik is facing a major lawsuit from former vlog squad member Jeff Vitek after a 2020 stunt went wrong.

According to court docs obtained by ET, Vittek is seeking $10 million in damages for “common negligence and willful tort,” alleging that he missed work and was hospitalized because of serious injuries as a result of the incident. Bills faced.

In Wittek’s filing, he claims that while swinging on a rope tied to an excavator while filming a video with Dobrik in Provo, Utah, in June 2020, Dobrik spun construction equipment at an “unsafe speed” before slowing the machine down, Which caused Vitec. To hit the edge of the excavator. Vitek claims he suffered “myriad injuries”, including a broken skull, facial fracture and eye damage – something Vitek discussed in his 2021 YouTube documentary, don’t try it at homeWhere he shared more details about the incident.

In light of his alleged injuries, Vitek is seeking both compensatory and punitive damages, according to the docs.

Dobrik addressed the incident in March his sight Video Podcast.

“Jeff cheesy is the f**king worst,” Dobrik said during the episode. “That day is, like, the worst, worst thing that’s ever happened to me and I wish I could do anything to take that day back and be like, I wish I was there. And it goes like this * * tty – it’s an accident. That was it. It’s an accident.”

He later added, “At the end of the day, I was the only king driving it. It was my video. He got hurt because I was driving. That’s it and I know it and like I said.” “I’ll take it back every chance I get… This will be the biggest regret of my life. My whole life. I really hope there is no moment that I regret as much.”

ET has reached out to both Dobrik and Vitek for comment.

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