9. Raw Video: Car Runs Over Cyclists

Warning: This clip is violent

Dec 26, 2011
Outside Magazine

Of all the viral videos that came through our feeds this year, none hit us harder than this clip of a car piling through a Critical Mass demonstration. On the last Friday of every month, bikers from Porto Alegre, Brazil ride together down city streets to raise awareness of commuting safety. On this particular Friday in February, a Black VW sped through dozens of cyclists, knocking several onto the pavement. No one died, but more than a dozen people went to the hospital. The driver turned himself into police. After authorities let him out of prison, he gave one long interview while awaiting trial. He said that he sped through the cyclists because they were banging on his car. He said he was afraid for his 15-year-old son and so sped off through the bikers.

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