As the nationwide bus strike enters its seventh day, unsettling footage has circulated of Khayelitsha commuters cramming into an overcrowded taxi.
Some commuters, apparently desperate to get to their respective destinations, enter through the rear of the white Toyota Quantum, climbing over passengers seated at the back.
They're also seen trying to claw their way through the sliding door.
It's been a week since the start of the nationwide bus strike that has left commuters in the lurch, with very few viable public transport alternatives.
72 000 MyCiti passengers and 200 000 Golden Arrow passengers have been affected by the ongoing strike action in Cape Town.
Meanwhile, Metrorail has been operating at less than 30% of its capacity.
CapeTalk listener Unathi Kwaza uploaded the taxi footage onto her Twitter account on Wednesday morning.
State of taxis without buses... U are lucky if u get in.😨😨 pic.twitter.com/UcdpBLoBP4— Justice4All (@Unathi_Kwaza) April 25, 2018
This article first appeared on CapeTalk : [WATCH] Khayelitsha commuters fight to cram into overcrowded taxi