Quick-thinking driver escapes hijack by reversing into attackers’ car

Quick-thinking driver escapes hijack by reversing into attackers’ car

A Johannesburg motorist nearly became the victim of a hijacking but he managed to outsmart his assailants with some brave driving skills.

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The incident occurred on Thursday morning as the man left his home in the north of Johannesburg.

Video footage of the incident also emerged as it showed 3 men getting out of their white vehicle.

The armed men then approach the target’s Volkswagen Polo.

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However, he catches them off-guard by quickly reversing back towards their vehicle.

The driver of the assailants’ car then swerves to make way for the target but the 2 cars scrape each other.

The man then continues driving away while the 3 criminals are left to climb back into their car as their plan is foiled.

News 24 reported that a case of attempted armed robbery has been opened.

SAPS representative, Constable Takalani Matumba, told News 24 that police are actively looking for the 4 men but unfortunately had no leads as yet.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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