Trash Collector Finds Cricket Bat in Bin, Accidentally Knocks Out Woman in the Video That Has SA Cracking Up

Trash Collector Finds Cricket Bat in Bin, Accidentally Knocks Out Woman in the Video That Has SA Cracking Up

  • A sanitation worker had an unfortunate accident while on the job after he found a disposed cricket bat
  • One video shows how the man possibly injured a woman who was walking past while he was messing around with his bat discovery
  • The footage of the incident had people laughing, and many commented with hilarious takes at the unlucky woman's expense

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A man who collects garbage ended up going viral. Many people were invested in a video of how things escalated quickly between him and another bystander.

Grabage collector hit woman in face while paying with bat from bin
A Facebook video shows a trash collector using a cricket bat he spotted in the bin and how he hit a woman, which had Mzansi laughing. Image: NuriaE/ViewStock/D4Fish
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The video of the woman getting hurt in the face by the garbage man received thousands of likes. A lot of people had hilarious commentary about the mishap.

Sanitation worker hurts woman while on the job

A Facebook video by @ngubendlovu.kabheke shows a rubbish collector finding a cricket bat. In a childlike fashion, he played with it until it slipped from his hands and hit a woman. Watch the video by clicking here.

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Online users crack up over Facebook video

Some people could not help but laugh at the cricket bat incident. Some netizens side-eyed the worker in sanitation for being careless.

Khulekany KG Ntuli wrote:


Mxolisi Tim Ngolela commented:

"I apologise for laughing."

Blessing Craig Hatitye added:

"What kind of playing is this?"

Don Songton Vellem

"Jhooo ibhadi elingaka (So much bad luck)."

Thabo Sleek T joked:

"It's a 6."

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Many people often go viral when they play tricks on others. Videos of pranks are usually a hit, especially when there is an epic fail included.

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Briefly News previously reported that Rehan Staton, a young man who once worked as a sanitation worker in Prince George's County, Maryland, has graduated from Harvard Law School.

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He received big cheers when he recently crossed the stage to collect his certificate on graduation day.

Staton garnered attention when he found out he had been admitted into Harvard in 2020. Since then, he's made the most of his time at Harvard, focusing on where he's going and reflecting on where he's been.

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Rutendo Masasi (Human-Interest editor) Rue Masasi is a Human Interest and Entertainment writer at Briefly News who graduated with a BA (Hons) in English from Rhodes University in 2018. Rue also has 2 years of experience in journalism and over four years of experience as an online ESL teacher. She has also passed a set of trainings by Google News Initiative. You can reach her via email:

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