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Trucker successfully avoids crash during fatal ‘medical episode’


A truck driver was able to avoid a serious crash while suffering a ‘medical episode’ on Thursday afternoon. 

The incident occurred on November 18th in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. 

According to inBrampton News, the unnamed truck driver was traveling along Highway 410 near the Steeles Avenue exit when he apparently began suffering from a ‘medical episode.’ As they were suffering, the trucker was able to pull over onto the shoulder without causing a collision.

Soon, passerby noticed something was off and came to check on the driver. The Good Samaritans attempted to perform first aid on the driver, but he was soon transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

As of 1:40 p.m. the company or family of the driver had not yet been notified.


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