Elderly man dies after suffering heart attack at the wheel

Elderly man dies after suffering heart attack at the wheel

Elderly man dies after suffering heart attack at the wheel

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AN ELDERLY man died after suffering a heart attack in his car. 

He was seen by a passing motorist slumped at the wheel at about 5pm on Saturday in Bradshaw Brow.

The man, who was thought to be in his 70s, was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics.

Police were called by the passing motorist.

A police spokesman said: "There are no suspicious circumstances. This was just a tragic incident."

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8:07pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Hectoriva says...

RIP Thoughts are with his family & friends ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‘ผ
RIP Thoughts are with his family & friends ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ‘ผ Hectoriva
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9:08pm Sun 27 Apr 14

Robert2012 says...

Although tragic as this is...this is the 2nd incident in a week. This again could of had further tragic consequences.

Anyone over the age of 70 should be made to prove they are eligible to drive and this should be revisited at East ever two years.
Although tragic as this is...this is the 2nd incident in a week. This again could of had further tragic consequences. Anyone over the age of 70 should be made to prove they are eligible to drive and this should be revisited at East ever two years. Robert2012
  • Score: -21

5:45am Mon 28 Apr 14

Hectoriva says...

Robert2012 wrote:
Although tragic as this is...this is the 2nd incident in a week. This again could of had further tragic consequences.

Anyone over the age of 70 should be made to prove they are eligible to drive and this should be revisited at East ever two years.
You can't foresee a heart attack
[quote][p][bold]Robert2012[/bold] wrote: Although tragic as this is...this is the 2nd incident in a week. This again could of had further tragic consequences. Anyone over the age of 70 should be made to prove they are eligible to drive and this should be revisited at East ever two years.[/p][/quote]You can't foresee a heart attack Hectoriva
  • Score: 27

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