Car runs over boy at Henties Bay

30 Dec 2014 12:00pm
HENTIES BAY, 30 DEC (NAMPA) – A six-year-old boy died after he was run over by a car in Jakkalsputz Street at Henties Bay on Monday.
This incident happened at about 11h00.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Erongo Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa told Nampa on Tuesday that the deceased was identified as Andriaan Frank Engelbrecht.
“It was reported that the victim was running after his puppy across the street when he was bumped by a motor vehicle. He died instantly,” she said.
Kashuupulwa said a case of culpable homicide was opened against the driver of the vehicle, a Namibian resident.
She also used the opportunity to urge motorists to exercise cautious on the roads at all times to avoid accidents and deaths.