- A video revealed an incident involving road rage on a busy highway
- The footage sparked an outcry and some felt the attack was motivated by racism
- However, others empathised with the aggressive motorist and showed disdain for the man that was beaten
A controversial video has had a polarising effect and sparked a huge outcry after it was shared via Twitter.
A case of road rage was caught on camera, just moments after an apparent collision.
One of the drivers is a black male and was accused of driving under the influence.
He was then beaten by a white gentleman, prompting some to believe that the assault was racially motivated.
The alleged drunk driver can then be seen lying on the ground and starts sobbing hysterically.
Briefly.co.za noted that many were enraged by the actions of the aggressive motorist and called for him to be arrested.
However, others empathised with his instinctive reaction as the "drunk" driver seemingly placed the lives of his family at risk.
It was also interesting to note that many male tweeps were annoyed that the "drunk" driver became so emotional after the hiding.
Ayanda M (@Ayola_M) called for justice to be served:
"What we saw there is a clear case of assault. That jackass needs to be arrested swiftly."
Leon Rousseau (@LeonRousseau1) added,
"Unacceptable, unacceptable, unacceptable! Lock them up and throw away the key."
Ithemba_LamaKhesa (@LwandoNtentesa) was angered by the "drunk" driver:
"Zilwelwe maan nxxxxx this guy
1 reckless driving
2 crying like a toddler
3 kneeling and apologizing like that
In all he deserves to be arrested and keys be thrown away aowa."
LeeG (@Safricansfirst) questioned why other black men on scene failed to assist the hapless driver:
"And fellow black men are watching.....even on incidents like this we can't unite against Europeans in our land. Mxm"
Tshepo Sr. (@LoneWolfGenius) was disgusted that the driver became emotional:
"Why does he have to cry like an infant? Imagine crying like that in front of your child. They should given him another beating. It's not about race since I've seen road rage fights among people of the same race, people act invisible when driving."
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