While Hollywood actors being killed by people who spread hoaxes on the Internet is not new, pranksters have now decided to target popular Bollywood actors as well.
After Micky Rourke and John Cena were recently declared dead by hoaxers, popular Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan was also killed by some internet idiot in an accident. The report of the death of Amitabh Bachchan spread like wildfire on Twitter and Facebook. However, the actor is definitely safe and sound and has been tweeting fun tweets.
The message was spread through a link on a satire website called swell server and had the following report:
(Local Team News 9) Amitabh Bachan died in a single vehicle crash on Route 80 between Morristown and Roswell. He was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics responding to the vehicle accident and was identified by photo ID found on his body. Alcohol and drugs do not appear to have been a factor in this accident - June 28, 2012
Highway Safety Investigators have told reporters that Amitabh Bachan lost control while driving a friend’s vehicle on Interstate 80 and rolled the vehicle several times killing him instantly.
The vehicle was believed to have been traveling at approximately 95 miles per hour in a 55mph zone at the time of the accident.
Witnesses have stated that Amitabh Bachan’s car crossed the double lines several times prior to the accident and hit the center lane divider causing the vehicle to flip and roll.
Toxicology tests will be performed to determine whether he was driving under the influence, however initial findings indicate that durgs or alcohol did not contribute in any way to this accident as it was more likely to been caused by road conditions.
Memorial services for Amitabh Bachan have not yet been announced. The service is expected to be a closed casket funeral due to the severe head trauma.
Additional details and information will be forthcoming as they become available.
This story is 100% false and is a rumor. Please do not fall for such stupid news in the future. Also, in future do not spread such stories and try and confirm things through your local news.
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