Four injured in accident in //Karas

17 Nov 2014 08:40am
KEETMANSHOOP, 17 NOV (NAMPA) – Four people were injured when the car they were travelling in left the road and overturned on the Goageb-Aus B4 main road on Friday.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s crime investigations’ coordinator in the //Karas Region, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Isaak told Nampa on Sunday that the accident occurred after the driver of the Lüderitz-registered sedan overtook another vehicle.
The driver then lost control of the vehicle when she attempted to bring it back into her driving lane.
The driver, another adult and two children sustained injuries in the accident.
They were immediately assisted by the people in the vehicle which they overtook, and another family travelling to Lüderitz from Windhoek.
The fellow road travellers called the Keetmanshoop police and ambulance, and the injured people were taken to the Keetmanshoop State Hospital for medical treatment.
All four are said to be in a stable condition.
Isaak warned road users to exercise patience on the road to avoid accidents.
“This is the time we should take it slow. Do not be in a hurry, you will reach your destination,” he stated.
Isaak said people tend to speed and become frustrated on the road, resulting in the endangerment of their own and other people’s lives.
As the holiday season is approaching, law-enforcers will be more visible on the roads.
“There will be zero tolerance for speeding and drink and driving, or any other transgression on the road,” the top office stressed.