Municipality bus overturned
23 Mar 2017 17:30pm
WINDHOEK, 23 MAR (NAMPA) A City of Windhoek (CoW) bus driver sustained serious injuries after the bus he was driving overturned on Thursday morning.
The accident happened in the Avis residential area, a few metres before the junction of Kwame Nkrumah Street and Sam Nujoma Avenue around 06h15.
CoW Spokesperson, Lydia Amutenya confirmed the incident to Nampa the same day, saying the bus was carrying 25 passengers.
She said 16 passengers were transferred to the Katutura State Hospital for treatment, while paramedics treated nine at the scene.
The bus driver is receiving treatment at the Lady Pohamba Private Hospital.
Amutenya noted that 15 passengers were discharged by Thursday afternoon.
The cause of the accident is not yet known at this point, she said.
The bus is damaged and a police investigation into the matter continues.