Two die in car crash near Karasburg

29 Jan 2019 15:10pm
KEETMANSHOOP, 29 JAN (NAMPA) – Two men died after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned near Karasburg in the //Kharas Region on Saturday.
Namibian Police Force //Kharas Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Chrispin Mubebo told Nampa on Monday that the deceased persons were identified as Andries Hendricks and Quinton Adams.
Mubebo said the ages of the deceased person are still unknown.
The incident happened 15 kilometres South-West of Karasburg on the M22 road.
“The accident happened at 13h30 on Saturday. The vehicle overturned after the driver lost control,” he said.
Mubebo said the driver and another passenger sustained minor injuries.
“The driver was driving without a valid license and visibly under the influence of alcohol,” Mubebo said.
The 36 years-old driver was expected to appear in the Karasburg Magistrate’s Court on Monday on charges of culpable homicide, driving a motor vehicle without a valid driver’s license and obstructing or defeating the course justice.
The deceased’s next of kin have been informed of their deaths and police investigations continue.
(NAMPA)
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