Accidents

Two pedestrians hit, killed

2 weeks ago - 15 October 2020 | Accidents

Erwin Leuschner SWAKOPMUND At least two people were struck by vehicles in two separate incidents last weekend. Both victims died. According to the latest police report, the first incident occurred early...

Funeral services vehicle runs over mentally-ill pedestrian

2 weeks ago - 13 October 2020 | Accidents

NAMPA OSHAKATI A 43-year-old mentally-ill man was run over and killed by a vehicle belonging to Namibia Funeral Services at Onanime village along the Oshakati-Omungwelume road at around 18h00 on...

Abandoned building up in flames

3 weeks ago - 05 October 2020 | Accidents

ELIZABETH JOSEPHKEETMANSHOOPAn abandoned building in Keetmanshoop that used to belong to the Nafau trade union burned down a week ago.The building had been abandoned for many years and municipal services had been disconnected.According to the...

72% of road fatalities are men

1 month - 30 September 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe adverse effects of motor vehicle crashes, injuries and fatalities on families cannot be understated, says the Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund.Namibia records an average of 676 road deaths annually, with men making up...

Lockdowns knock MVA Fund

1 month - 29 September 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThe Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund has seen a decline of about N$60 million in its fuel levy income during the first five months of this year in comparison to last year.This is a...

Head-on collision claims four lives

1 month - 18 September 2020 | Accidents

ELIZABETH JOSEPHKEETMANSHOOPA car accident 15 km from Koës killed four people at around noon on Wednesday.It is alleged that two vehicles, one belonging to NamPower...

Three men attacked by leopard

1 month - 16 September 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMITWINDHOEKThree men were attacked and seriously injured by a leopard at #Goabeb near Usakos on Monday afternoon.The environment ministry is tracking down the leopard,...

Taxi passenger dies in crash

1 month - 15 September 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKA 24-year-old man died in an accident in Windhoek on Friday afternoon after the taxi he was travelling in collided with another car....

Notorious Walvis-Swakop road claims another life

2 months ago - 28 August 2020 | Accidents

LEANDREA LOUW WALVIS BAY The coastal community is once again reeling after a well-known businessman died in a vehicle accident on...

Car crashes decline by 26%

2 months ago - 24 August 2020 | Accidents

JANA-MARI SMITHWINDHOEKAmid the Covid-19 pandemic Namibia's road accidents, injuries and deaths have dropped dramatically compared to the same period over the two previous years.Both the...

Highway collision proves fatal

2 months ago - 20 August 2020 | Accidents

ADOLF KAUREWALVIS BAYA 52-year-old man died in a car accident on the B2 highway after a white Mercedes-Benz collided with the Erongo regional governor's official...

Woman loses hand at Tunacor factory

2 months ago - 20 August 2020 | Accidents

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYA worker of Tunacor Fisheries lost her hand in an accident at its factory on 7 August.This was confirmed by chief executive officer...

Accidents

Walvis fire exposes deeper realities

3 months ago - 28 July 2020 | Accidents

LEANDREA LOUWWALVIS BAYInformal living conditions key catalyst in fire spread· No fire hydrant in Twaloloka· Landless in...

Seven killed in accidents

3 months ago - 21 July 2020 | Accidents

ELLANIE SMIT WINDHOEKAt least seven people were killed in car accidents this weekend. On Sunday, a four-year-old girl was killed when a 53-year-old driver lost...

Father, children survive helicopter crash

3 months ago - 17 July 2020 | Accidents

FRANCOISE STEYNBERGWINDHOEKGrootfontein businessman Jaco van Dyk (47) and his three children miraculously survived a helicopter crash in the mountains east of Windhoek yesterday.Van Dyk, his...

Man dies, nine workers injured

4 months ago - 16 June 2020 | Accidents

NAMPAOTJIWARONGOA 41-year-old man died instantly on the B1 road south of Okahandja after the red sedan he was driving collided with a bus that was...

Education fraternity mourns Ebas

5 months ago - 27 May 2020 | Accidents

STAFF REPORTER WINDHOEKThe education fraternity is mourning the loss of senior librarian, 31-year-old Olivia Ebas, who died in an horrific accident on...

Crashes claim five in Oshikoto

5 months ago - 26 May 2020 | Accidents

NAMPAONGWEDIVAA woman and three children died on the spot after the pick-up truck they were travelling in collided with a sedan on the B1 road...

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