Man dies in accident on Kalkrand-Mariental road

05 Nov 2018 15:30pm
REHOBOTH, 05 NOV (NAMPA) – An unknown man died on the B1 road between Kalkrand and Mariental on Sunday after a car drove over him while he was lying on the road.
The Namibian Police Force’s Crime Investigations Coordinator for the Hardap Region, Deputy Commissioner Eric Clay told Nampa on Monday the accident was reported between 01h00 and 02h00 and involved a Toyota pick-up towing a horse trailer.
“The driver couldn't avoid the accident and drove over him, killing him on the spot,” Clay said.
The driver is a 54-year-old South African national who was on his way back home.
The police have opened a case of culpable homicide.