A man has been arrested over the ‘Putney Pusher’ video and has been named as a wealthy American banker, however, he claims that he is completely innocent.
The man in question named Eric Bellquist showed a jogger pushing a woman into a bus on Putney Bridge and was arrested by cops, but released under investigation.
The 41-year-old man is a wealthy American banker, however, lawyers claim that he was in the US at the time of the incident.
The London investment firm named Hutton Collins released this statement:
‘Our client has been wrongly implicated in this matter; he categorically denies being the individual concerned and has irrefutable proof that he was in the United States at the time of the incident.
‘Consequently, we expect a swift resolution to this wholly untrue allegation.’
Luckily, the 33-year-old woman involved with the incident survived after the bus swerved, narrowly missing her head.
Footage of the accident was revealed by Scotland Yard earlier in the week.
Many passers-by who were present at the scene have also made comments about what they had witnessed:
‘I was watching the video last night and I couldn’t believe how close she came to being under that bus.
‘Some of the joggers around here can be really rude, but you would never expect that.’ One said.
Another commented: ‘This driver is a hero it could have so easily ended differently.’