Taxi catches fire: "Instead of helping, they are busy filming. Sies"

Taxi catches fire: "Instead of helping, they are busy filming. Sies"

A video of a burning taxi has been trending on social media today. Many anxious public transport users have been wondering what happened and no one has any answers - yet.

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In the footage, the driver of the taxi is seen extinguishing the flames while commuters shout: “We almost died.” Fortunately, no one was harmed.

Social media users took to Twitter to vent their frustrations about the dangers of the public transport industry in South Africa.

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Lekgarebe La Mosione made a notable observation by saying that many of the commuters were too busy filming the incident instead of helping the driver put out the fire.

‏"Social media has made people so unhelpful. Instead of helping, they are busy filming. Sies."

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Twitter user babyfacedLefa said:

"This taxi was not supposed to be on the road. No fire extinguisher, not roadworthy."

Another user, Zee10Dmitri, agreed saying:

"When taxis like this one are impounded the owners cry foul..."

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