Mother uses skill to escape hijacking in Centurion

Mother uses skill to escape hijacking in Centurion

In an attempted hijacking in The Reeds in Centurion, a mother escaped in Versveld and Markotter Streets.  

Mother skillfully escapes hijacking in Centurion
Source: Concerned Citizens South Africa

In an attempted hijacking in The Reeds, Centurion, a mother’s quick thinking resulted in her escaping the hijackers - by taking them on.

The 43-year-old mother not only slammed the one attacker with the door of her Mercedes-Benz, but then put her car into reverse, with her door still open, and sped off!  

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In the video one can see a hatchback vehicle driving. It comes to a stop and in seconds reverses with its door open.  

The woman is safe and unharmed after seeking help at a nearby filling station.  

The Facebook page, ‘Concerned Citizens South Africa’, posted the video and warned motorists to be vigilant and on the lookout for possible hijackings. Watch the video here.   

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Richard Brussow, director of the National Hijacking Prevention Academy (NHPA), has been investigating hijackings for 21 years and previously shared his findings from an in-depth analysis of hijackings on Breakfast with Martin Bester. Listen to it here.  

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Image credit: Concerned Citizens South Africa

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