U-turn causes death and injuries at Swakopmund

08 Jul 2015 18:40pm
SWAKOPMUND, 08 JUL (NAMPA) - A 42-year-old man died in a vehicle collision east of Swakopmund on Wednesday morning.
The deceased was identified as Malachi Goabab. He was driving a Volkswagen Jetta sedan from Arandis to Swakopmund with two other people inside his vehicle.
The two passengers were injured and are receiving medical attention at the Swakopmund State Hospital.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Erongo Region, Deputy Commissioner Ottilie Kashuupulwa told Nampa on Wednesday that it is suspected that a Toyota pick-up driving from Swakopmund made a u-turn causing the accident.
She said there were three people, including the driver, in the pick-up. These people were also injured and are in the same hospital now.
Kashuupulwa could not give details of the injuries, but said the police will investigate the actual cause of the accident.
She said the deceased's next of kin were informed.