YouTube stars Marcus and Kristin Johns have spoken out after being severely injured in a hit-and-run accident.
“Me and [Kristin] are okay!” Marcus, 27, shared on Instagram Tuesday night time. He describes biking by a residential neighborhood when a driver behind them appeared to purposefully swerve his automotive in direction of and, finally, hit them.
Kristin, 24, advised Marcus — who says he blacked out earlier than impression till arriving on the hospital — that the 2 “flew about 50 toes from the impression.” In her personal put up, she describes their accidents, saying her femur was “snapped in half” and her husband’s leg damaged. They each underwent surgical procedure for his or her accidents.
Marcus makes reference to “theft and police pursuit” being “formally confirmed,” however the particulars of the accident stay unclear.
In the meantime, he stated, “Me and Kris acquired to see one another briefly as we speak earlier than going into our surgical procedure and I’m so glad she is protected.” Surviving the accident, he stated, “was nothing in need of a miracle.
Marcus –- who had a small function in 2004’s “The Punisher” — attained influencer fame first on Vine, the place he was one of many prime 5 most-followed creators on the platform. After Vine’s demise, he switched to YouTube and, in 2017, married Kristin. The pair preserve an eponymous shared channel in addition to their private ones.
The YouTube group has been wracked by a collection of tragedies not too long ago. One of many platform’s in style creators, Steve Money, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound at 40 in April, and it was revealed Monday that one other distinguished persona, Corey LaBarrie, was killed in a automotive accident Sunday after celebrating his 25th birthday.