Man dies at the wheel after suffering heart attack

A man has apparently suffered a fatal heart attack and crashed his car into nearby bushes on Sunday 16 according to police.

Police believed the driver, aged 44, became ill while driving through ‘Utulau along Halaliku road to the village of Hofoa.

He was with a niece in the car at the time of the accident which happened at about 1.00am.

No other injuries were reported in the incident

Police report says the driver was driving his niece back to her home at the village of Hofoa.

The victim was still breathing after the accident but stopped breathing minutes later according to police.

An inquest was held today to determine the cause of his death.

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