Looters bubble over with joy as Coke truck loses load

Highway robbery: Cape Town motorists helped themselves to crates of soda on the N2 highway.

Looters helping themselves out to cool drinks on the N2 highway in Cape Town. Picture: Christine Meintjes/IWN.

JOHANNESBURG - It was Christmas in August for some on the N2 highway after a Coca-Cola truck lost its load.

iWitness Christine Meintjes sent through this video showing motorists, some with very big smiles, helping themselves to soda on the freeway.

The incident took place late on Wednesday and caused gridlock on the freeway in the direction of Cape Town.