Woman braves thugs to rescue family stuck on road, inspires SA

- A woman has been hailed a hero after she rescued a family from thugs

- The family was stuck on the road following a car accident

- The story inspired social media users who applauded her for risking her own life to help the family

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On Monday, a woman, Jenny Burrows, took to social media to gush about one of her employees - a lady identified as Constance.

According to Burrows' post, Constance was on her way home after working a shift on Saturday when she witnessed an accident on the N2.

"The one driver and his three children were familiar to Constance from Oakhill School," Burrows explained in the post.

The accident left the family stranded on the road and vulnerable to thugs who wanted to rob them. Constance saw thieves targetting the family and she decided to risk her own life to help them.

"Constance went to their rescue and begged the thugs not to harm this family. They got quite aggressive and wanted to assault her," she said.

Constance's quick-thinking then saved not only the family but herself from the thugs. She called her brother and he managed to talk the men out of robbing the father of his phone and wallet, Briefly.co.za gathered.

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The story inspired South Africans and they took to social media to applaud Constance on her bravery.

Mavis van der Schijff commented: "Constance, you’re a brave, good lady! God bless you!"
Magda Koekemoer added: "Constance you so Brave. You a real jero. My God Bless you Abandantly. Jen it is good to have a Brave Women like Conatance working for you and careing so much for other. Put her life in danger to plead for other peoples live. Well Done Constance."
Brian Sowden wrote: "Constance is very cool. Was always my favourite waitress."
Cheryl Webb Oosthuizen said: "Well done Constance, we are so proud of you too 'special girl'!"

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