Hitching a ride: Video shows man holding onto a moving truck

Hitching a ride: Video shows man holding onto a moving truck

A video was shared on social media which showed a man hitching a ride on the back of a moving truck, and the driver was seemingly unaware of his new 'passenger'.

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South Africans were left in stitches after a video was posted on social media which showed a man grabbing onto a moving truck.

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The footage showed the man, whose face was concealed under a hat, standing on the back of the truck.

The video was shared on South Africa LIVE's Facebook page on Sunday and it gathered over 26,000 views in just a day. According to the video's description, the incident was filmed on the Bluff, KwaZulu-Natal.

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Many social media users found the footage funny, adding the man was saving money on transport. Briefly.co.za decided to take a look at some of the reactions the video gathered.

Sphelele Cphero Mthembu commented: "Saving transport money baba kubi."
Simon Kagiso Basiamang joked: "The fast and furious SA..."
Karabo Nare added: "Desperate times call for desperate measures."

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Take a look at the video below:

Another social media user, Alexander Blows, shared a photo of a similar incident, which took place in Cape Town.

"This was from fishoek to muizenberg," Blows captioned the photo.
Hitching a ride: Video shows man holding onto a moving truck

Photo shows a man catching a lift on the back of a truck in Cape Town. Alexander Blows/Facebook.
Source: Facebook

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