- A viral video shows a man stuck on a highway after his car ran out of petrol
- He is seen refuelling the car with a large jerrycan of petrol
- Tweeps made fun at him, but others said they face similar situations
The ever-rising petrol prices are wearing down motorists across South Africa — and a viral video captures just how dire the situation can get.
Twitter influencer @AdvBarryRoux shared the video recently, Briefly.co.za gathered. It showed an unidentified man refuelling his luxury car with a large jerrycan of petrol.
It was evident that the man's car had ran out of petrol right on a highway. @AdvBarryRoux accompanied the video with the caption, "This petrol is showing up flames."
The video has garnered over 300 retweets and 560 likes so far. It divided opinion among South African social media users.
Some tweeps made fun the man, even suggesting that he should sell his Mercedes-Benz SUV and get a smaller car.
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However, others empathised with the man because they face similar situations on a regular basis.
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