A video was shared on social media which showed hijackers attempting to escape by driving into oncoming traffic.
On Tuesday, a video was shared on Facebook by South Africa LIVE which showed hijackers trying to drive off into oncoming traffic after stealing a Volkswagen Golf.
The post only indicates the incident took place in Johannesburg, but, when it happened has not been disclosed.
"Johannesburg - Hijackers try their luck driving into oncoming traffic minutes after stealing a VW Golf!" the video was captioned.
The footage gathered over 51 000 views in just a couple of days.
South Africans flooded social media with comments about their views on the footage and Briefly.co.za took a look at some of the reactions.
Callie Smit commented: "Just shoot to kill ,don't waste petrol and effort."
Rodrick Roy Hendricks added: "Sad fact is todays private security companies are way better equipped that our SA police services... keep up the good word."
Andrew Andonopoulos wrote: "Well done. We will Continue to fight back the good fight."
Anele Mdu Malomane said, "Next time put cameras front and back. We want see when you shoot those theives. Well done."
Boingotlo Moheta commented: "Next time he must fire one in the air then two through the windshield."
Take a look at the video below:
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