Man dies in collision outside Otjiwarongo

02 May 2018 12:00pm
OTJIWARONGO, 02 MAY (NAMPA) – A 30-year-old man died instantly on Wednesday morning in a head on collision between the sedan he was driving and a small truck 14 kilometres away from Otjiwarongo.
The incident happened approximately 06h35 on the Otavi-Otjiwarongo B1 road.
Namibian Police Force Otjozondjupa crime investigations co-ordinator, Deputy Commissioner Naukalemo Andreas on Wednesday told Nampa that the deceased was travelling from the direction of Otavi, while the truck drove from Otjiwarongo.
Andreas said the sedan allegedly swerved from its lane to the right side, causing the collision with the oncoming truck.
“The driver of the sedan, who was alone, died on the spot due to the severe impact of the collision,” Andreas said.
The deceased’s next of kin are yet to be informed.
The occupants of the other vehicle, two Angolan nationals aged 50 and 52, were taken to the Otjiwarongo State Hospital in a stable condition.
Police investigations in the matter continue.
(NAMPA)
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