Scottish teen tweets photo of dying man, doesn’t call for help 

Craig Williams, the victim

Craig Williams, the victim

An Edinburgh, Scotland, teen could face criminal charges for tweeting a photo of a dying hit-and-run victim but doing nothing to help the man.

Ikram Choudhury snapped the photo outside an Edinburgh shopping center early Sunday, posting with the caption “Eeeehm wtf? Some guy just casually lying outside Ocean Terminal.”

When asked by other followers if he had done anything to help, Choudhury said he thought the man was drunk. “What if like i went over n he like tried doin some dodgy shit to me” he tweeted.

Angry users shared the photo with police, who responded to the scene about 10 minutes after the tweet was sent. Choudhury has since deleted both the photo and his Twitter account – apparently on the request of police, The Scottish Daily Record reported.

Before taking down the photo, Choudhury also reportedly tweeted an apology saying “RE: Unfortunate Incident I’ve just turned 17, not 19, I was the passenger in a moving vehicle not the driver. Reported. With Regrets.”

The teen could face charges for failing to stop and help the dying man, the newspaper said.

Meanwhile, authorities identified the victim as 35-year-old Craig Williams, who was struck by a car after apparently falling asleep in a bus lane, the Edinburgh Evening News reported.

He was taken to a local hosptial but later died of his injuries.

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  1. Briggs Patrick Alexander August 2, 2012 — 4:15 am

    I really don’t know w̶̲̥̅̊hα̩̩̩̩̥τ̲̣̣̥ to ♍ά̲̣κ̣̝̇​є̲̣ out O̶̷̩̥̊͡ƒ this, Τ̣̣ђё kid sounds ignorant O̶̷̩̥̊͡ƒ Τ̣̣ђё М̣̣̥̇̊​ɑ̣̣̝̇̇​п̥̥̲̣̣̣̥’s actual condition. And besides we live i̶̲̥̅̊n̶̲̥̅̊ a world where one has got to ßξ careful, Ÿ̲̣̣̣̥ø̲̣̣̥u̶̲̥̅̊ don’t go talking to A̶̲̥̅Nγ̲ Tom, Dick and Harry on Τ̣̣ђё streets. Τ̣̣ђё era O̶̷̩̥̊͡ƒ Τ̣̣ђё Ǧooϑ sameritan Į̸̸̨§ way gone, this Į̸̸̨§ Τ̣̣ђё era fO̶̲̥̅̊Я̩̥̊ Τ̣̣ђё smartest nose O̶̷̩̥̊͡ƒ Τ̣̣ђё society. All Τ̣̣ђё same some people J̶̲̥̅̊u̶̲̥̅̊ƨ̣̣̣̇̇̇̇τ̣̣̥ h̶̲̥̅̊ά̲̣̣̣̥γ̲̣̣̥ǝ̥̥ this pathetic nonchanlant attitude.

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