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Truck driver succumbs to heart attack behind the wheel (2021)

BY James Kon

A heart attack claimed the life of a foreign truck driver headed to Tutong District on Sunday.

The 46-year-old lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a road divider at KM61.8 near Kampong Bukit Beruang.

He is believed to have been travelling from Belait District.

According to Royal Brunei Police Force (RBPF), a report was lodged at Tutong Police Station around 8.30am.

The victim was rushed to Pengiran Muda Mahkota Pengiran Muda Haji Al-Muhtadee Billah (PMMPMHAMB) Hospital in Tutong, where he was pronounced dead.

Initial investigations revealed the man suffered a heart attack while behind the wheel, resulting in the accident. Investigations are ongoing.

-- Courtesy of Borneo Bulletin

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