As hijacking becomes more frequent, many motorists are generally caught off-guard despite preparing for a potential encounter.
But what happens when hijackers enter your property?
This Midrand couple managed to escape a life-threatening encounter through swift, decisive action.
According to IOL, the CCTV footage which was posted on YouTube by Crime Watch shows the couple entering their driveway in their white Range Rover. The passenger exits the car as she tries to catch their dog, while the hijackers make a sneaky entrance.
The woman is vigilant of her surroundings and returns to the vehicle, whereupon the driver makes a speedy escape.
After the ordeal, the passenger posted the scene on the eblockwatch Facebook page:
“God's Protection is amazing!! Three men in a golden C-Class Mercedes tried to hijack us as we arrived home just after 13h21 today. Roger's quick thinking got us away quickly and safely!”