Jammu, April 13 : A driver from Punjab died apparently due to heart attack along the Jammu-Srinagar highway near Digdol in Ramban district, officials said on Tuesday.
Official sources said that the driver had halted his truck on the roadside in Digdol area last night and suddenly he had pain in chest and died instantly. He was removed to hospital by other drivers who were along with him but the doctors declared him brought dead.
The deceased has been identified as Darshaan Singh of Amritsar Punjab.
Pradeep Sharma, Station House Officer of police station Ramban, told GNS that preliminary reports suggest that the driver died as a consequence of the heart attack. However, he said, the investigations are underway. “When he died there were other drivers with him and we are investigating the matter,” he said. (GNS)