24 perish in car accidents in first 10 days of January

January 22, 2018, 6:58pm

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has recorded 24 crash-related fatalities in the first 10 days of January this year. 

Statistics provided by the MVA Fund indicates that these fatalities were recorded in seven regions.

In Oshana region (8) fatalities were recorded, recording the highest number followed by Zambezi with (5) fatalities recorded while Erongo and Otjozondjupa recorded (3) fatalities each. 

Khomas and Oshikoto region recorded (2) fatalities each while Kavango west recorded the lowest with (1) fatality.

Oshana region represents 38 % of total fatalities recorded; Zambezi 21 %; Erongo and Otjozondjupa 13 % and Khomas and Oshikoto regions 8 % and Kavango west 4 %.