Peyton Manning Car Accident Internet Hoax

Peyton Manning Car Accident Internet HoaxPeyton Manning Car Accident, Internet Hoax

Global Associated News Reported Wednesday that Denver Broncos’ quarterback Peyton Manning was involved in a car accident Wednesday.  It said his vehicle was hit by a 76 year old woman when she ran a red light in her Audi.  It further claimed that Manning had both legs broken.

A message at the very bottom of the website reads:

“FAKE… THIS STORY IS 100% FAKE! this is an entertainment website, and this is a totally fake article based on zero truth and is a complete work of fiction for entertainment purposes! this story was dynamically generated using a generic ‘template’ and is not factual. Any reference to specific individuals has been 100% fabricated by web site visitors who have created fake stories by entering a name into a blank ‘non-specific’ template for the purpose of entertainment.”

Dallas Cowboys’ quarterback Tony Romo, and Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton were victims of a similar hoax last month.

Twitter fans immediately spread the untrue story:

“Apparently Peyton manning just broke both of his legs in a car accident?”

“Someone in the locker room tonight said Peyton Manning got in a car wreck and broke both legs? Is that legit?”

“Damn! Just heard Peyton Manning broke both his legs in a car accident! #NFL

“If Peyton Manning actually broke both of his legs in a car accident I will cry forever.”

James Turnage

Columnist-The Guardian Express

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