A post accompanying a video of a car bouncing off the top of a truck and a bus plying on a subway is being shared across social media platforms with a claim which reads ‘INCREDIBLE Video captured from UK shows a car fly over TWO roads on top of busses to evade Police’. Through this article let’s fact-check the claim made in the post.
Claim: Video of a car bouncing off the top of a truck and a bus plying on a subway.
Fact: This video is created using computer graphics by Dionysis, a UK-based graphic designer. He shared it on his social media accounts and YouTube account named ‘2ncs’. More such videos created by him can be found in these accounts. Hence the claim made in the post is FALSE.
Reverse image search of the screenshots of the video led us to an Instagram post that shared the same video. This verified Instagram account named 2ncs (Graphic Designer) shared the video with hashtags like #3d and #animation which indicates that this video is created using computer graphics.
Taking a cue from the Instagram account, Google search with relevant keywords led us to the website with the web address 2ncscgartist.wixsite.com. In the about section of this website, we can find the same Instagram account mentioned above which makes it clear that this website is related to the same Instagram account. Further, from the about section, we can infer that ‘2ncs’ Instagram account is run by the UK based Dionisis, who designs cars using computer graphics and 3D graphics.
Further, in the YouTube channel provided in the Instagram account, we found many similar videos created using computer graphics. One particular video on this channel shows a similar making video created using computer graphics.
Factly has approached Dionisis through his Instagram account seeking clarification regarding the viral video. This article will be updated upon receiving his response.
To sum it up, video of a car bouncing off a truck and a bus created using CGI is being shared as a real incident.