- A woman, Melissa McGinn, took to social media to share how a stranger risked his life to save hers
- According to McGinn, she was being held up at gunpoint in traffic when a motorist decided to help
- The brave man rammed into the armed robber, saving her life
Last week, a woman, who has been identified as Melissa McGinn, took to social media to reveal how the bravery of a stranger saved her life.
McGinn explained she was driving from Alberton to Melrose Arch on 10 July and was sitting in peak traffic when one of her nightmares came to life.
"In peak-hour traffic and broad daylight someone started hitting a gun on my window, telling me if I didn’t open the window he would put a bullet in my head," she wrote on Facebook.
McGinn said she opened the window in her fearful state and was hit with the gun on her head. The thug told her to hand over her phone and he went on to press the gun against her head.
Briefly.co.za learned a motorist witnessed the incident and decided to act. McGinn said a male motorist in a red car rammed into the armed robber, despite the danger of the gun being turned on him.
"He saved my life, I didn’t get a chance to thank him but I hope he somehow sees this post," she said.
McGinn added: "You sir were a hero this morning , you saved my life and I was able to come home to my little boy because of you! Thank you! Thank you from the bottom of my heart!!! I had an encounter today with an angel and I’m so grateful you were there!!!"
McGinn revealed the motorist did not drive away until she was safely gone.
"Thank you so so much for risking your life for a complete stranger!" she ended off the post.
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