Accidents

13 killed on roads

3 days ago - 14 August 2018 | Accidents

The carnage on Namibia's roads continued this weekend with the death toll rising to 13 fatalities, which includes the mass casualty in which eight people were killed in single crash. According to the police, three...

B1 crash claims eight lives

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | Accidents

Eight people died on Friday afternoon after a collision involving a sedan and pick-up vehicle on the B1 road between Otjiwarongo and Otavi.The bodies of the five adults and three minors were all burnt beyond...

Bakkie collides with elephant

1 week ago - 10 August 2018 | Accidents

A double-cab bakkie collided with an elephant on the Nkurenkuru – Rundu main road early Wednesday morning.Deputy Commissioner Andreas Shilelo of the Kavango West police said the accident happened at Namavambi village at around midnight....

Bakkie collides with elephant

1 week ago - 09 August 2018 | Accidents

A double-cab bakkie collided with an elephant on the Nkurenkuru – Rundu main road early Wednesday morning.Deputy Commissioner Andreas Shilelo of the Kavango West police said the accident happened at Namavambi village at around midnight.Shilelo...

Illegal buildings endanger lives

3 weeks ago - 27 July 2018 | Accidents

A 34-year-old man motorist is fighting for his life after his vehicle left the road and crashed into a building built illegally within the road reserve at Omaalala village along the Ondangwa-Ongwediva main road.The man...

Fatal crashes mar weekend

3 weeks ago - 23 July 2018 | Accidents

A fatal head-on-crash south of Kalkrand late on Friday night claimed the lives of at least three persons and injured 11 others the Namibian police...

Head-on crash kills 3

3 weeks ago - 21 July 2018 | Accidents

Three were killed instantly and 11 injured just befoe 21:00 last night near Kalkrand on the B1. The police say a Toyota Quantum pulling a...

Ongwediva crash kills girl, 8

1 month - 12 July 2018 | Accidents

The Oshana police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after a car crash late on Wednesday evening in Ongwediva killed an 8-year-old girl and...

VIP officer arrested for pedestrian's death

1 month - 10 July 2018 | Accidents

A VIP directorate police inspector was arrested on Saturday for allegedly driving without a licence and causing an accident in which a pedestrian was killed....

Two killed in drunk driving incident

1 month - 09 July 2018 | Accidents

A case of culpable homicide, drunken driving, as well as reckless and negligent driving, has been reported to the Walvis Bay police station after a...

Girl out of school for months after swing accident

2 months ago - 15 June 2018 | Accidents

A six-year-old learner at the Cabatana private school in Oshakati, who sustained a ruptured liver after being trapped under a swing on the school's playground,...

Risky overtaking blamed for crash

2 months ago - 08 June 2018 | Accidents

Preliminary investigations indicate that the head-on collision between a bus and a double-cab bakkie between Mariental and Keetmanshoop on Tuesday, which killed four people, could...

Accidents

Accident kills six

2 months ago - 22 May 2018 | Accidents

Six people died when a car overturned between Usakos and Arandis on Sunday.According to the crime investigation coordinator in the Erongo Region, Erastus Iikuyu, the...

Breadwinners ripped from families

3 months ago - 09 May 2018 | Accidents

Although statistics for 2018 so far indicate a stark decrease in overall crashes, injuries and lives lost on Namibian roads, children, economically active young people...

Accidents eat into GDP

3 months ago - 02 May 2018 | Accidents

As the latest year-to-date crash statistics for Namibian roads show a decrease of nearly 35% in fatalities compared to last year for the same period,...

Roadside tragedy claims infant

3 months ago - 25 April 2018 | Accidents

A two-month-old baby died on Monday when a Toyota Corolla taxi rammed into the mother, who was hitchhiking with the infant along the Omungwelume-Oshakati road.The...

Flood tragedy strikes family

4 months ago - 18 April 2018 | Accidents

A Windhoek mother drowned and her three-year-old son is also feared dead after their shack was swept away by a flash flood after heavy rain...

Millions to make roads safer...

4 months ago - 17 April 2018 | Accidents

The FIA Foundation has pledged a donation of US$10 million to kick-start a new United Nations Road Safety Trust Fund that was launched by UN...

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