Farmer dies in accident near Otjituuo
28 Sep 2019 13:00pm
OTJIWARONGO, 28 SEP (NAMPA) A 68-year-old farmer died instantly after the vehicle he was travelling in overturned on the Grootfontein-Otjituuo gravel road on Friday afternoon.
Spokesperson of the Namibian Police Force in the Otjozondjupa Region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha told Nampa on Saturday that the close relatives of the deceased are yet to be informed of his death.
Mbeha said the man was travelling alone in a white Isuzu pickup from the direction of Grootfontein towards Otjituuo.
At approximately five kilometres to Otjituuo at about 17h15, it is alleged the left rear tyre of the vehicle burst, he lost control over the car and it overturned.
The driver died on the spot, Mbeha said.
Police investigations in the matter continue.