Spanish police have arrested a YouTuber who had filmed himself driving a car loaned by a follower at 233 km / h on a Madrid service road limited to 80 km / h, she announced on Saturday.
Denounced by “a citizen”, the man was arrested, explains the police in a press release, while he was driving a “high-end vehicle”, on a service road of the M-45, the expressway circling the capital, said the police.
This automotive youtuber, whose identity has not been revealed by the police, has more than 2 million followers on his channel where he posts videos of the car tests he does, details the benefits and the disadvantages of the vehicles or shows the repairs that he can carry out on the machines.
It would be the youtubeur Vicesat, according to the Spanish site Brand.
His channel has 445 million views, including 1.3 million for this video alone, four days after its publication, the statement added.
The owner of the car, a follower who had agreed to lend him his vehicle, explained to the police that the YouTuber had not warned him that he intended to test his maximum speed on the public highway.