Video shows 34 people packed into a taxi on N3 in Harrismith

Video shows 34 people packed into a taxi on N3 in Harrismith

- A video showing 34 people exiting a single taxi in Harrismith on the N3 has gone viral after being posted to social media

- Intelligence Bureau SA posted the just over a minute-long clip to Facebook and it has since gained 100 000 views

- Mzansi Facebook users were not at all impressed and the driver has been charged for both overloading and defeating the ends of justice

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A taxi in Harrismith has been impounded after the driver overloaded the vehicle. In a video uploaded to social media, 34 people can be seen exiting the vehicle. The driver has been charged for overloading and defeating the ends of justice.

The video was uploaded to Facebook this past weekend by Intelligence Bureau SA. It is just over a minute long. The video quickly went viral gaining 100 000 views and almost 900 shares on the app.

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In the almost 500 comments left by South African Facebook users, some harsh words were directed at the driver of the taxi. Mzansi is not at all impressed, especially because there are children who exited the vehicle as well.

During the video, a voice can be heard counting each person who exits the taxi.

video shows 34 people crammed into a Free State taxi
A new viral video shows 34 people making their way out of a taxi. Source: Intelligence Bureau SA / Facebook
Source: Facebook compiled a few of the top comments under the post.

Phenderian Nostima wrote:

"Is this real... Maybe the taxi has a hole at the back, I mean the way they're getting out."

Vusumuzi Gabula Mpofu said:

"Two teams with thTir coaches."

Morero Moji commented:

"Wow this driver need to go to jail and suspend his licence for 10 years."

Nischal Saugh added:

"This guy must be a Tetris master."

In other viral news, previously reported on an alleged drunk driver who crashed his car into a police van. Over the weekend, an alleged drunk driver crashed into a police vehicle. Yusuf Abramjee took to social media to share photos of the accident.

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Abramjee revealed the incident took place in Honeydew, Johannesburg. No fatalities were reported but it was stated that a police officer was trapped inside the wreckage and had to be cut out.

Thousands of SA social media users reacted to the pics and many gave their two cents' worth in the comment section. While some reacted to the post in a serious tone others had jokes, comparing Porsche drivers to Polo drivers.

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