- A viral post shows a truck driver thanking a member of the public who assisted him after getting his truck stuck in a large pothole
- The incident happened in Mpumalanga on a road in bad condition between Delmas and Endicott
- Social media users were full of praise for Ricardo Van Tonder, the man who helped the truck driver
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Perhaps it's because kind gestures like the one explained below are not as common anymore, but social media loved seeing a fellow South African helping another.
A truck driver working for Bogdans Transport found himself in a spot of trouble on a road in Mpumalanga.
The driver, who was travelling on a stretch between Delmas and Endicott, posed with Van Tonder for a photograph after the good samaritan had helped him, according to SA Trucker.
Mpumalanga is known for having bad road surfaces and residents in the province have long complained about the state of roads riddled with potholes, according to the SABC.
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Thankfully for the Bogdans truck driver, Van Tonder was close by to offer assistance and help get the huge Iveco truck out of danger from the pothole.
Here are a few responses from social media users praising the selflessness:
"Big ups Ricardo."
M'fumu Yaa Nsenga says:
"Well done young man. Rainbow nation indeed it is."
Gift of the Givers accepts R3 million from Hyundai SA and Motus to help KZN flood victims
Hyundai Automotive South Africa and Hyundai Motor Company of South Korea have donated R1,5 million towards relief efforts for residents of KwaZulu-Natal who were severely affected by the recent floods in the province, Briefly News reports.
The donation in the form of a cheque was handed to the Gift of the Givers Foundation today, 26 April 2022, at the Hyundai Umhlanga dealership.
At the same occasion, another donation of R1,5 million rand was handed to Gift of the Givers by Motus Corporation, the holding company of Hyundai Automotive SA, which brings the total contribution to R3 million, Quickpic reports.
Source: Briefly News