Trucker dies on his birthday after suffering heart attack while driving

A South African truck driver is being hailed brave even in death after he managed to safely pull off the road while suffering a heart attack which he eventually succumbed to.

The driver, Johan Buys, died yesterday on the N4 highway near Bronkhonspruit after suffering a heart attack.

Johan Buys
Johan Buys in happier times Pic: Facebook

Concerned citizens informed the police of a truck parked on the highway, when they went to investigate they found the truck driver was not well and called paramedics.

Unfortunately when the paramedics arrived a few minutes later the man had passed on.

Paramedics confirmed the man had suffered a heart attack and pronounced him dead on the scene.

Buys was a well known trucker in the industry and his death has robbed many of a friend and tutor.

What makes Buys’ death more painful is that he died on his birthday. SA TRUCKER

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