TSUMEB: Four people – a couple, their baby and a female relative – died on the spot after a vehicle in which they were traveling overturned several times on the Tsumeb-Oshivelo road yesterday morning.
The Namibian Police Force (NamPol)’s Oshikoto Regional Commander, Commissioner Anne-Marie Nainda told Nampa in an interview yesterday that the accident happened at about at 09h00, some 40 kilometres south of the Oshivelo gate.
There were five people in the car, and four died, while a 28-year-old man sustained serious injuries, she said.
The injured man was admitted at the Tsumeb State Hospital, in a critical condition.
The Oshikoto Police Regional Commander said the driver must have lost control of the vehicle when one of the sedan’s tyres burst.
A 42-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman as well as their baby-boy of less than 10 months and another woman aged 35 years, all died on the spot, said Nainda.