Driver with heart attack dies from injuries after crashing

September 14, 2010 02:56


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The driver reported earlier on Monday to have crashed after suffering a heart attack succumbed to his injuries overnight and has passed away.

The man crashed into a highway barrier near the village of Tamra in the western Galilee after suffering a heart attack while driving and losing control of his vehicle.

A car driving behind the man at the time of the accident was unable to brake in time and crashed into his vehicle from behind.

The driver of the first vehicle was brought to Rambam Hospital in Haifa in critical condition, where he died from his injuries. The driver of the second vehicle was lightly injured in the accident.

Police have opened an investigation to verify the circumstances and details of the incident.

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