A video of an SAPS officer driving recklessly is circulating on social media. The van ends up getting hit by a truck at a busy intersection. Mzansi social media users had mixed reactions about the incident.
Twitter user Shadaya_Knight took to social media to share the video with the caption:
"What are you DOING SAPS???"
The footage has received just over 50 000 views on Twitter and reactions have been divided. While others blamed the SAPS for reckless driving, others felt the truck driver was going too fast. Social media user DhlomoV said:
"They transporting criminals to court hence the sirens they have right of way ... the coke truck driver uyaphapha nje."
While PhumelelaMndawe argued:
"They probably do have right of way but it should always be safe. You have such a huge truck approaching a green traffic light and you still believe you have right of way? That's how you die."
"I’ve never seen a convoy of police vehicles transporting prisoners to and from court having to stop for anyone on the roads, this truck driver is speeding & he couldn’t break in time, seeing the convoy from a distance still thought to himself he has to beat the robot."
"If you watch the video carefully, you'll see that on the lanes which the truck is coming from, there's a taxi and a car that stopped because they know the rules. The truck driver must have done the same but because it was speeding it couldn't brake on time. But carry on."
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