(NEWARK, N.J.) — Mayor Cory Booker has a knack for being in the right place at the right time.
The mayor of Newark, N.J., who some have called a superhero, helped out at the scene of an accident on Friday, just two months after he rescued his neighbor from her burning home.
“God bless my residents. Pulled up on pedestrian/vehicle accident. We got man stabilized & into ambulance. He’ll b OK. Thanx 2 all who helped,” Booker tweeted.
Although the mayor was one of several Samaritans to help, the real hero was an Essex county police detective who was the first person at the scene and called 911, Booker’s spokesperson said. The detective is credited with wiping blood from the victim’s face, pouring water on his wounds and helping him remain stable until paramedics arrived, the Star-Ledger reported.
In April, Booker made headlines for rescuing his neighbor from her burning home.
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