64-year-old Uber driver who held two jobs dies after cardiac arrest at the wheel

A 64-year-old Uber driver died in hospital after he suffered a cardiac arrest while driving on Sep 28 at around 7pm.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it dispatched an ambulance to the scene, located at the Changi Airport Terminal 2 exit towards East Coast Parkway.

The man, identified as Mr Wang Yongqing, was unconscious when conveyed to Changi General Hospital, which had been alerted to be on standby to receive him.

He was subsequently pronounced dead and established to have died of natural causes.

According to The Straits Times, the man had been driving when he suffered a cardiac arrest.

The deceased was single and lived with his brother, Mr Wang Yongshun, 62.

Shin Min Daily News reported that the victim held two jobs. He drove construction workers to their work sites until 5pm every day. In the past half a year, he began driving for Uber too, until past 1am.

Read the rest of the story on The Straits Times.