Man dies after suffering heart attack while cycling


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 28 May 2020

BALIK PULAU: A 53-year-old man from Sungai Ara, Bayan Lepas who was cycling with his friend suddenly collapsed and died from a heart attack.

Balik Pulau OCPD Supt A. Anbalagan said the victim was cycling along Jalan Teluk Kumbar with a friend at around 10.50am on Thursday (May 28) when the incident occurred.

“His 46-year-old friend who was cycling with him said the victim fell from his bicycle suddenly and was unconscious.

“The public alerted the Teluk Kumbar police station and the Teluk Kumbar Fire and Rescue Department.

“The ambulance arrived at the scene and the victim was pronounced dead.

“A post-mortem was carried out at the Balik Pulau Hospital at around 3.20pm.

“The cause of death was identified as acute myocardial infarction (heart attack) and there was no crime involved, ” Supt Anbalagan said in a statement on Thursday (May 28).

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