Man Hangs on Speeding Truck for Dear Life After Failed Hijacking Attempt, Video, Mzansi Reacts

Man Hangs on Speeding Truck for Dear Life After Failed Hijacking Attempt, Video, Mzansi Reacts

  • A would-be hijacker found himself on video after a botched attempt to steal a vehicle
  • The viral clip has amassed over 250 000 views on social media, and many people laughed at the attempted hijacker
  • The man had to hold on to the exterior of the truck as the driver said in the video that he was going to increase the speed

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A would-be hijacker was filmed calmly hanging onto the side of a truck after he tried to take the vehicle by force.

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A criminal attempted to hijack a truck. Image: Twitter / Getty stock
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The clip was posted by SA Trucker and has gone viral with over 250 000 views and many people offering their opinions on what took place.

According to the South African, the driver who is recording the video is speaking to the man and says:

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"You have to hold tight."

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Viewers left many comments; here are some of the best:

@shariwa_ said:

"This level of calmness and composure."

@Zie_Maine said:

"He was being Tom Cruise."

@_avocado_f3 said:

"Tom Cruise has 48 hours to replicate this."

@DolioJ said:

"He's eventually going to have to let go."

@guylikericky said:

"He looks like everything is going according to plan."

@DuncanSkuva said:

"Those eyes are begging for mercy."

@mby_sbu said:

"Someone's situation in a relationship right now."

@thaboshield said:

"Is this an audition for the next Fast & Furious movie?"

BMW driver overtaking truck at high speed captured on dashcam, Mzansi reacts to near miss moment

Briefly News reported that dashcam footage shows when a motorist narrowly avoids a head-on collision.

The clip was loaded onto Vehicle Trackerz (sic) Twitter page and has been viewed over 45 000 times.

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A time stamp on the video indicates the incident occurred on Sunday, 11 September 2022. The location has not been confirmed.

The clip is an example of a driver overtaking a truck despite the road markings indicating a solid line.

Briefly News spoke exclusively to road safety organisation Arrive Alive's Johan Jonck, who said it's important to answer three questions before thinking of overtaking.

South African social media users, of course, weighed in on the situation that unfolded.

Source: Briefly News

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