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‘I just floored it’: ballsy mom outwits hijackers in high-speed chase

Dramatic CCTV footage shows attempted hijack and how mother of two escapes thanks to some very quick thinking

Senior reporter

With a gun to her head and a hijacker screaming that he would shoot her dead in front of her 12-year-old, Pretoria mother Kunjalwa Garrine had just one thought: staying alive for her children.

“My son was screaming: ‘Hijacking, hijacking, hijacking.’ It was instinct. I opened my car door to make them think I was getting out and then reversed as fast as I could.

“It was that and God’s grace which saved us.”..

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