Five die in vehicle accident at Otjerunda
21 Nov 2016 07:40am
OPUWO, 21 NOV (NAMPA) Five people died in a car accident on Sunday afternoon at Otjerunda, some 25 kilometres north of Opuwo in the Kunene Region.
Regional crime investigations coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Rudolf Kanyetu told Nampa Sunday the accident occurred after a sedan and a pick-up collided on the Opuwo-Omakange road.
Four women and a man were killed in the accident, while five others were critically injured, including the driver of the sedan.
Three of them died at the scene of the accident while two died while receiving treatment at the Opuwo State Hospital.
The injured have been transported to the Oshakati State Hospital for treatment.
The names of the deceased people could not be released as their immediate families have not yet been informed.