Couple Thank Unknown Taxi Driver for Showing Concern When They Were Stranded

Couple Thank Unknown Taxi Driver for Showing Concern When They Were Stranded

  • An SA couple was touched by a kind taxi driver who pulled over to offer help when they were on the side of the road
  • Heslene Williams shared her and her husband’s #ImStaying moment on social media, thanking the unknown driver for his care
  • Many fellow SA citizens showered the driver with praise, highlighting that Ubuntu still runs strong in our beloved country

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A sweet Mzansi couple wanted to thank an unknown taxi driver for showing concern and offering help in their time of need. It is not every day that someone shows such selflessness.

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Heslene Williams shared her and her husband’s #ImStaying moment when a taxi driver offered help in their time of need. Image: Facebook / @Heslene Williams
Source: Facebook

The days of stopping for hitchhikers or assisting with a broken-down vehicle on the side of the road in SA, are over. Crime has scared people into putting their safety before kindness.

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Taking to the #ImStaying Facebook page, Heslene Williams shared her and her husband’s #ImStaying moment. Breaking down after their car overheated and having watched multiple cars drive by, finally a taxi driver stopped to ask if Heslene and her hubby needed help.

Heslene and her other half do not know the name of the man who showed them kindness, however, they are hoping this message gets back to him. They are grateful for his compassion.

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“Hi everyone... My husband and I just had our #Imstaying moment ... Been test driving our vhen when it suddenly overheated.. This driver was the only one that pulled over to ask if everything is fine and if there's anything he can do to help... And so many cars have passed us already... If someone know this driver please say we do appreciate his concern... Bigups for lending a helping hand to someone in need...❤️”

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Mzansi applauds the caring taxi driver

While many understand the fear of stopping to help someone, seeing that there are still those who do is truly refreshing. The comment section of Heslene’s post was flooded with sweet messages, thanking the taxi driver for showing care during times when it is rare.

Take a look at some of the touching comments

@Busisiwe Zwane said:

“That's so kind of that driver. Blessings in abundance.”

@Malibocs Moyo said:

“God bless this driver, this driver got humanity.”

@Jim Mtuze said:

“We drivers always try to help because we know any car can disappoint you any time.”

@Govender Johnson said:


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Source: Briefly News

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