Man killed in freak accident at Wernhil Park
13 Aug 2014 15:20pm
WINDHOEK, 13 AUG (NAMPA) - A male security guard was killed instantly when a wall collapsed onto him at the Wernhil Park shopping complex in the capital on Wednesday.
The freak accident happened at about 12h50 in the loading zone of the complex along Wecke Street.
Eyewitnesses told Nampa at the scene that a delivery truck reversed and hit a wall, causing it to break.
City Police Superintendent Tjivekumba Kandjii confirmed this, saying the still-unidentified security guard was standing next to the wall while the truck, belonging to Imperial Logistics with an Okahandja registration numberplate, was reversing.
The wall fell onto the man, killing him instantly, she stated.
Police investigations continue.