Alan Stockdill, from Bradford, who used social media to say thank you to two good Samaritans who came to his rescue has seen his Facebook post go viral, being shared over 12,000 times.
Mr Stockdill’s car broke down after returning from visiting his mother in hospital when the two good Samaritans, Nadeem Malik and Kamal Khan came to his rescue and pushed his car to safety.
Mr Stockdill said: “It’s a busy bus route. I was double parked on double yellow lines. I rang the RAC and they said it could be a 90-minute wait. I put my hazards on but decided it might be safer to push it across the road away from the bend,” he said.
“Two Asian men got out of a van and walked across to me. They told me to get in the car whilst they pushed.”
“When it was in a safer place they asked if there way anything else they could do, perhaps a cup of tea or something?”
“I was taken by their kindness and knowing it might be a long wait I thanked them and said a cup of tea would be lovely. They drove off and ten minutes later came back with tea and biscuits and water.”
“What great lads they are. Turns out they live right next door to the house where I was born. Amazing eh?”
“They are great lads and stories like this should be shared,” said Mr Stockdill.
The two good Samaritans Nadeem Malik and Kamal Khan said: ‘We are very very proud and pleased and not to mention overwhelmed’
Nadeem Malik has already hit the papers this year by raising an astonishing £50,000 for the Kashmir Orphan Relief Trust, an organisation that is providing food, shelter, clothing, medical care and education for almost 200 orphans, during Ramadhan by selling chocolate fudge cakes.