- A couple were stranded at the side of the road after their vehicle's clutch cable snapped
- While waiting for someone to help in the blistering heat, many motorists and two traffic cops passed them by
- Their crisis was eventually averted when a kind-hearted man stopped and went above and beyond to ensure their safe return to the road
A couple were driving in the middle of peak traffic when disaster struck and their vehicle's clutch cable snapped.
As a result, they were left stranded at the side of the road and started praying for someone to stop and offer assistance.
To their dismay, motorist after motorist passed them by, including two traffic cops.
Threnai Donnelly shared her story via the #ImStaying group and explained how her boyfriend tried crawling under the dashboard in an attempt to solve the problem.
While suffering in the blistering heat, a Good Samaritan finally came their way as a man decided to pull over with his bakkie.
The man was en-route to the Eastern Cape with his two children, but still made time to assist Threnai and her boyfriend.
He towed them to the nearest petrol station then drove them to purchase the cable and back to the station again.
Threnai shared her appreciation for the kind man via the Facebook group and Briefly.co.za noted the positive reaction from social media users.
Xolani Antoni expressed his admiration:
"His got a good heart we need more people like him."
Kenneth Burns added:
"Positive people positive thoughts positive surroundings possitve group God send his angels to always assist."
Alec Henderson was saddened by the attitude of the passing cops:
"Sad about the traffic officials just driving past, where is the saying that says" we protect and serve". A huge thank you to the gentleman who stopped to assist, well done and God Bless you."
Vivan Naidoo picked on the officials as well when he said,
"Traffic cops help unless lunch is involved...lol."
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