Pretoria hero helps family in flash flood
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Pretoria hero helps family in flash flood

We’ve experienced the first big rains of Spring and with that comes danger in certain areas.

Man saves family in flood
Man saves family in flood/Facebook

SA Long-distance Truckers shared a picture of Facebook asking its Facebook friends to find the young man. “Ladies and gentlemen our hero of the month. Maybe even our hero of the year. Can we try to find out who is this guy so he can get the recognition he deserves. It is people like you that will unify our country and bring us together as a nation.”


A woman in Vereeniging found her car slipping away with the water.  A photo is doing the rounds of him helping a family in need who was trapped in flash floods in the Vereeniging area.


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He tells Martin Bester: ”It was instinct. I saw a family in need and I had to help."




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He has a passion for motorbikes and was on his way to view a motorbike. He jokes with Martin Bester and says,"I anyway did not get the bike I wanted."



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