Prankster Blogger Injured In Flaming Jacket Stunt

Story By:  Gheorghi CaraseniSub Editor:  Joseph GolderAgency: Central European News

CEN/Valery Zhuravlyov

This is the moment a blogger suffers second-degree burns after being set alight while sitting in a rubber tyre and being dragged along the icy ground behind a car.

According to local media, 19-year-old Valery from the city of Oryol in the western Russian region of Oryol Oblast initially wanted to carry out the stunt on a motorbike, but ended up improvising with a rubber tube.

CEN/Valery Zhuravlyov

The blogger said: “Five cars, a tube, petrol and a camera is all I needed to shoot this video!

“It was totally improvised, the video was finished in 2.5 hours. I was not scared as I love extreme activities and I plan to film more videos like this for my fans.”

However, not everything went smoothly for the teen and he reportedly suffered second-degree burns, while the local police have confirmed they will investigate the matter.

In the video footage, the teen is seen with his jacket ablaze as he sits in a rubber tube and is dragged along the icy ground by pals in a white car.

CEN/Valery Zhuravlyov

At the end of the video, he appears to suffer burns and he throws off an item of clothing.

Netizen ‘Dmitry G’ wrote: “Silly stunt.”

‘Smile1978’ said: “People, take care of yourselves. It is never worth risking your life for likes. You could end up disabled.”

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