A 57-year-old Filipino man died after passing out in Happy Valley on Hong Kong on Tuesday.

At about 8:45 am, a security guard called police to report that a man was found unconscious in an open area opposite Amber Lodge on 40 Mount Butler Road in Happy Valley, the Oriental Daily reported.

Police and paramedics arrived and rushed him to hospital, but he was later pronounced dead. The man was employed as a driver by a family living in Amber Lodge. He was cleaning a car and suddenly fell down before passing out.

After an initial investigation, police said they did not suspect foul play but believed the man had an unknown illness. The cause of death will be determined after an autopsy.