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Edinburgh teen tweets picture of dying man who fell asleep in a bus lane

by | 31st, July 2012

WHEN Ikram Choudhury, 17, spotted a man lying in a bus lane in Leith, Edinburgh, at 1:56am he reacted. He did not dial 999. He did not offer assistance. He just stopped in the car he was a passenger in, took a photo and tweeted it with the words:

“Eeeehm wtf? Some guy just casually lying outside Ocean Terminal.”

The man had been hit by a car and left to die. Craig Williams, 35, had fallen asleep in a bus lane after a night out.

Choudhury replied to those who asked why he did not stop to help:

“at if like i went over n he like tried doin some dodgy shit to me?” 

At 2.10am, police arrived and called

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