Justin Bieber Prays as Samuel Koch Live Stunt Goes Horribly Wrong

December 7th, 2010 - 3:26 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason  

Dec 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A live game show which is very popular in Germany was stopped just before Justin Bieber was to perform, after a twenty three year old stunt man, Samuel Koch was severely injured in a stunt which involved him jumping over a car driven by his dad.

Bieber, popular teen idol and pop star was waiting for his turn to perform when he and ten million viewers saw the horrific accident. He immediately Tweeted, “Please pray for Samuel Koch & his family as we wait and hope for his health and safety.”

The accident caused broadcaster ZDF to cancel the live broadcast of the show “Wetten Dass” which means “Bet It” for the first time ever since the show’s debut in 1987. Bieber’s performance was cancelled along with the rest of the show.

Koch was said to have sustained multiple back injuries, and had surgery on Sunday. It is unclear whether he will recover, and he is listed in critical condition.

The accident can be seen in the (graphic) video embedded below.

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