Ms Kennett was drinking prosecco at Boro Bistro with her mother and sister when the attackers crashed their van on London Bridge before attacking bystanders in Borough Market.
She told the Old Bailey she first believed there had been a car crash when she was Mr Pigeard had been injured.
She said: “Everybody was standing up and getting more and more shouting and upset. In any emergency situation I’m trained to be quite inward. I can be calm when I need to be.
“I glanced to my right, which was towards where the steps are coming down, and I saw a man who was very, very injured.
“There was just a lot of blood and then, as I got closer, I saw there was a cut right across the neck. It looked like there was multiple injuries on the body but my attention was the neck.
“I looked at him and thought, ‘That’s not a car accident that’s something more’. It happened so quickly and I thought, ‘He’s been attacked by a knife’, and then I saw the knife.”
She offered to help Mr Pigeard, but he urged her to run from the attacker.
The eight victims of the London Bridge terror attack. Credit: PA
As she looked up, she saw the terrorist who plunged the knife into the left side of her neck.
When asked to describe the attacker in court, Ms Kennett said all she could remember were his eyes.
She said: "They were soulless. Evil. They were just empty.
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