Man run over by three cars at Long Beach
12 Nov 2017 11:20am
WALVIS BAY, 12 NOV (NAMPA) - The police picked up the body parts of a 38-year-old man from Walvis Bay, who was run over by three cars at Long Beach in the Erongo Region on Saturday morning.
In this unfortunate incident, John Robinson was hit by a pick-up and two more cars along the B2 road between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund.
Robinson was allegedly searching for a taxi to return to Walvis Bay at around 03h00. He was said to have been partying with friends, two sisters and two young daughters at a family house in Long Beach before deciding to go home alone.
Namibia Police Force Detective Inspector, Daniel Gurirab said in a crime report issued on Saturday that the three vehicles drove away from the scene after realising they had run over a person.
The police are searching and requesting the drivers and the passengers of the three vehicles to report themselves in order to give their explanations and solve the matter, said Gurirab.
The police opened a case of culpable homicide and failure to ascertain the extent of injuries or damage sustained and render assistance.
Another case of culpable homicide was opened after Sackeus Amulungu, 53, was run over by a forklift while working on Thursday at the port in Walvis Bay. Amulungu was directing a truck and a forklift simultaneously and in the process, the forklift hit and ran over his legs.
He was rushed to the Welwitschia Hospital but died on Saturday afternoon.
His next of kin were informed and police investigations on the two cases continue.