Per WCVB 5's report, police arrived on the scene of the accident to find Wilfork next to the vehicle, attempting to communicate with the driver.
WCVB producer Scott Isaacs tweeted a picture of the accident. The driver, a 38-year-old named Mary Ellen Brooks, was stuck in the flipped vehicle until Wilfork applied his superhuman Thing-strength to the situation.
With an officer holding open a door, Wilfork reportedly grabbed Brooks and lifted her from the vehicle with one hand. After asking officers if there was any more he could do, he left the scene—superheroes don’t stick around for recognition.
Brooks has been charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence. Reports have yet to indicate whether she was at the AFC Championship Game.
As for Wilfork, the vigilante of Foxborough told the media Monday that he tried to keep Brooks calm throughout the traumatic experience, via Phil Perry of CSNNE.com:
Wilfork isn't about the accolades. He's just a servant of the people, swooping in to help those in their hour of greatest need.
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