Driver crashes brand-new VW Polo in video: South Africans react

Driver crashes brand-new VW Polo in video: South Africans react

- A driver picking up their new VW Polo from the car dealership unfortunately crashed the car on the way out

- A video compilation depicting the devastating incident was uploaded to Twitter and has since gained 14 000 views

- Many South African Twitter users are blaming the accident on the fact that the car is a Polo

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Polo drivers are always receiving flack online in Mzansi and this new viral video is no different. In a video uploaded to Twitter, a driver of a new Polo can be seen taking their car out of the lot at the dealership. The driver seems to know what they are doing until they crash into the wall on the outside the dealership.

The video was uploaded by @JnzBeats earlier today and has since garnered 14 000 views. The video is a compilation of a video taken by an onlooker and security footage from a different angle. In the first half of the video, it is unclear what happens to the vehicle as the onlooker moved the video camera.

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When the angle switches to the security footage, the car can be seen swerving before hitting the wall and flipping onto it's roof. It's quite a devastating incident.

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A Polo driver flipped their car whilst driving out of the car dealership. Source: @JnzBeats / Twitter
Source: Twitter

Mzansi tweeps immediately blamed the accident on the fact that the car was a Polo. Here's what some people had to say:

@manqoba89 wrote:

Say it ain't true. Looks like Polo is the unluckiest vehicle."

@Waltersonboy replied:

"I am beginning to think that VW Polo brand owes a certain witchdoctor some money, hence the curse. Somebody pay up please, my daughter drives a Polo hle."

In other viral car news, recently reported on a young lady who took to Twitter to show off her new ride. Twitter user @TMnqaba (Tabisa Mnqaba) shared two stunning pictures of herself and her new car to the platform earlier today. Clad in a green dress and jacket all eyes were definitely on her!

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Tabisa, smiling from ear to ear, can be seen posing in front of her new VW and South African twitter users are hyping her up. She captioned the post:

"To new business ventures. #delayedpost #God"

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