VIDEO: Video: Dirt Biker Turns Violent, Brandishes a Gun After Hitting a Woman’s Car Where a Child Was Seated in Philadelphia

Published 10/03/2023, 12:16 PM EDT

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A video from the busy streets of Philadephia has caught the internet by storm. The visuals sent shock waves among the Center City community when a dirt biker pounced onto the window of a woman’s car. Following the rage, the suspect even physically attacked her and pointed a gun at the victim. 

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The police authorities are hunting for the suspect taking into account the inputs from the people present at the scene. This article explores the incident in detail along with the eyewitness account and authoritative response. 

The terror-stricken encounter

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The alarming incident took place on Sunday evening around 8:45 p.m. local time. Nikki Bullock the woman seen in the video to be the center of the ordeal was driving across 1400 Penn Square in Philadelphia. She was driving along with her girlfriend and two children aged 5 years and 2 years on their way to deliver food when the unexpected collision occurred. 

It was then that the biker hit the side of the car while Bullock was turning in the lane. The video then shows the biker wearing a helmet hopping onto the car and smashing the rear window. One of the eyewitnesses, George Coloney was touring on a double-decker bus near the City Hall where the incident took place and captured the video confirming that the rage between the two started when one of the bikers hit the vehicle mirror.  

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Colony shared his views about the outrageous incident with NBC Philadelphia saying, “For him to take it that far, it’s just out of control. To the point where many people could’ve died in an instant.”

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The ongoing investigation unfolds terrifying moments

The video footage shows that the ongoing argument between Bullock and the biker underwent a momentary pause when the latter pulled out a gun and head-butted her. Even in the face of such adversity, Bullock refused to step back and shared what she went through at the moment, “It was a little gun. At that point, the windshield was already broken, so like, what was he going to do to me?”

This interview sheds light on Bullock’s fierce spirit and her determination to protect her children without surrendering in the face of adversity. She even highlighted the lack of intervention during the moment when no one intervened to seize the biker. Although help arrived when the biker had fled the spot, the Philadephia Police Department has taken urgent action and released the picture of the suspect on Monday. Larry Krasner, the District Attorney has expressed commitment in adhering to strict action on the arrest of the suspect.  

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This video has led to the highlighting of the management of vehicles and preserving public safety which has been an ongoing problem in Philadelphia for quite a long time. The video going viral has received huge acclamation for Bullock’s courageous personality while at the same time pointing out the urgency of alternative methods to address the ongoing problem of vehicle control and safety. 

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Soheli Tarafdar

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Soheli Tarafdar is a fresh Sports Viral Moments writer at EssentiallySports. With a postgraduate degree from Calcutta University, her academic foundation has been a cornerstone in her journey as a writer. Specializing in literature during her studies, she embarked on a writing career that initially led her to explore academic content creation.
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