By Jonathan Reynoso
Pinole, Calif. - Just over two years ago Keenia Williams, 24, pulled an unconscious driver from a crash on the U.S. 101 Highway in San Francisco. Her heroism was recognized by the California Highway Patrol and by San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee.
On Wednesday morning, Williams’ second act of bravery happened on Interstate 80 when she pulled a driver from an overturned vehicle in yet another lifesaving encounter. In a recent interview with KTVU, Williams said she was driving home to Vallejo at 8:30 a.m. Her morning routine was immediately halted. In front of her were two vehicles that had collided. Williams spotted one of the victims, a woman. “The truck hit her. She started to put her brakes on, but then a car hit her and sent her backwards,” Williams described. “Her car then hit the wall and overturned.” Williams is a Christian single mother who described her acts of heroism as such, “I must be a real angel to many people.”
After, Williams did what she had done two years ago in an act of courage by getting the woman out of the car. She loosened the seat belt enough to pull the woman to safety from her smoking vehicle. “That’s my God, my Father up there,” said Williams. “He’s telling me this must be my calling.” No word so far if Williams will be honored by the CHP or San Francisco for her second lifesaving action.