- A woman took to social media to share how petrol attendants helped her without hesitation
- The woman, Jessica Mathabatha, had a flat tyre and it was completely shredded when she got to a filling station
- Upon seeing her plight, petrol attendants rushed to help her
On Wednesday, a lady, Jessica Mathabatha, took to Facebook to share how petrol attendants helped her in her time of need.
Mathabatha revealed she was on her way to join her running club for a jog on Wednesday morning when she got a flat tyre after hitting a kerb.
The incident happened at 04:45 in the morning and Mathabatha did not feel comfortable enough to pull off the road as a woman alone in Johannesburg, especially since it was still dark.
So, she slowed her speed and drove to the nearest filling station. Upon arriving at the Sasol garage on North Reef Road, the car was on its rim and petrol attendants saw she was in trouble.
Mathabatha said the attendants rushed to her aid and quickly started to change her tyre, Briefly.co.za gathered.
"I am so grateful for these men. They showed great generosity to total stranger. The spirit of Ubuntu in play. So proud to be South African," she wrote in her post.
The story warmed Mzansi hearts and social media users felt proud to be South Africans.
Linda Wenhold Lombard commented: "That's why I love SA!"
Richard Armour added: "Glad you're ok. We are a better people than our newspapers say."
Yaya Rudo Bingepinge-Dzenga wrote: "Happy to read a positive story thanks for sharing Jessica Mathabatha. We still have lots of good people among us . Bless you guys."
Julie Baker said: "So glad you are safe Jess and on the receiving end of such kindness."
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