New surveillance video shows the horrific moment a Brazilian male model ran over a 16-year-old boy, ripping off part of his leg.
The footage was recorded from a condominium across the street from a beach in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra de Tijuca and shows João Cardim crossing the street with his mother, Mariana Cardim, last Saturday.
João Cardim runs to the sidewalk when Bruno Krupp suddenly hits the teenager with his motorcycle, knocking him down.
Krupp, who does not have a license to drive a motorcycle, keeps running down the street and at one point crashes to the ground.
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Surveillance video released Friday shows the moment Brazilian model Bruno Krupp (pictured) ran over 16-year-old João Cardim in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night. Cardim died at a local hospital that night. Krupp, 25, now faces a murder charge. He underwent surgery for a broken collarbone on Wednesday, calling the incident an “accident.”
Brazilian João Cardim (right), 16, was walking with his mother, Mariana Cardim (left), towards a beach in the Rio de Janeiro neighborhood of Barra de Tijuca last Saturday night when he was run over by Bruno Krupp, a Brazilian. model who drove a motorcycle without a license. The teen lost part of his leg in the accident and was rushed to a local hospital where he died.
A still image from a surveillance camera video shows the moment João Cardim runs onto the sidewalk before being hit by a motorcycle operated by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp, an unlicensed motorist.
The impact of the accident tore off part of João Cardim’s left leg and he was recovered from a lawn near the entrance to the beach, where he and his mother planned to walk before returning home after attending a birthday party.
Cardim was rushed to Hospital Municipal Lourenço Jorge, where he died shortly after.
Krupp was hospitalized at the same medical center and was released on Sunday.
However, the social media influencer entered this Wednesday to undergo surgery at a hospital in the Méier neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro and was arrested after a judge issued an arrest warrant accusing him of homicide.
João Cardim, 16, from Brazil, was seen on camera walking with his mother, Mariana Cardim, before being caught by motorcyclist Bruno Krupp.
Still image of a video statement released by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp moments before he underwent surgery at a Rio de Janeiro hospital on Wednesday. Krupp was riding his motorcycle without a license and ran over 16-year-old João Cardim, who died at a hospital moments after last Saturday’s accident. “I didn’t drink, I didn’t do drugs. It was an accident, guys,” he said.
Krupp, who underwent surgery to repair a broken collarbone, issued a videotaped statement from his hospital bed before the operation, saying it was an ‘accident’ on his part and that he was mistreated by hospital medical staff. Hospital Municipal Lourenço Jorge while waiting to be treated.
“I was taken by ambulance, I didn’t run away from the hospital, I didn’t run away from the doctors,” Krupp said in Portuguese. “I was dying in the hospital, the employees treated me badly, they hit the stretcher in the corridor, they called me a murderer, as if I had done something wrong.”
The model dismissed rumors that he was incapacitated while riding the motorcycle.
“I didn’t drink, I didn’t do drugs. It was an accident, guys,” Krupp said.
Krupp was stopped by traffic police just three days before the deadly accident. He refused a breathalyzer test and was cited for riding a bicycle without a license and operating a vehicle without license plates.
Neighbors and police officers surround the motorcycle that Brazilian model Bruno Krupp was riding when he ran over and killed a teenager in Rio de Janeiro last Saturday. Brazilian network TV Globo reported on Thursday that Krupp had failed a driving test required to obtain a motorcycle license.
A still image from a surveillance camera released on Friday shows a crowd surrounding 16-year-old João Cardim after he was hit by a motorcycle driven by Brazilian model Bruno Krupp last Saturday.
He bought the motorcycle in May, but it failed a test drive, Brazilian network TV Globo reported.
Before undergoing surgery Wednesday, Krupp told his attorney, William Pena, that the motorcycle’s brakes failed when he approached Cardim.
“There was no decade. No one leaves the house to kill someone run over,” Peña told reporters Thursday. “’Ow, I’m going to hit someone in the corner.’ There is a certain exaggeration with everything they are publishing.”
But Krupp is said to have been speeding, topping 90 miles per hour before hitting the teen.
Security cameras placed in several businesses on Lúcio Costa Avenue showed speeding in the left lane.
He is known, every weekend he spends here. Those noisy motorcycles fly by here, sometimes they pass by, and when we look at it, it’s already far away,’ a kiosk worker who saw the accident on Saturday told Globo.