Man nearly flies off truck after failing to hold onto metal sheets

Man nearly flies off truck after failing to hold onto metal sheets

- A video has surfaced online showing a man nearly losing his life

- The man held onto construction material on the back of a moving vehicle

- Things went wrong and he nearly flew off the truck

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A man was nearly killed because of recklessness and the entire incident was caught on video. Footage surfaced online showing a man holding onto large metal plates on the back of a small truck.

The vehicle was moving and the wind force from the front forced the plates to fly back, nearly taking the man with them, gathered.

The video was shared on South Africa Live's Facebook on Tuesday and generated more than 730 000 views. South Africans were both amused and concerned by the footage, adding the man could have been killed.

Eileen Jonker commented:

"Give him a raise! Danger pay! Dedication."

Victor B. Mkhize said:

"Move out SAA and Irvine Jim's (NUMSA) for the new airline!"

Debra Brebner wrote:

"Very sad putting that man into such a dangerous position."

Wilson Mojaki Mpeke said:

"And a good rope cost R30 and the damage done costs over few thousands."

Vuyani Balile commented:

"He nearly met Jesus himself straight that one."

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Take a look at the video below:

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