Accidents

219 arrested, N$4.5m in fines

1 day - 18 October 2018 | Accidents

JANA-MARI SMITHA two-month safety campaign targeting two of the most notorious national road stretches in the country resulted in fines totalling N$4.5 million and 219 people being arrested for drunk driving.A total of 34 373...

Fires destroy grazing at Uuvudhiya

2 weeks ago - 01 October 2018 | Accidents

Another disaster is looming for farmers in the Uuvudhiya grazing area of the Oshana Region after a large percentage of their grazing was destroyed by fires which also reached the Etosha National Park.Farmers in affected...

Tyre burst crashes rise

4 weeks ago - 21 September 2018 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund of Namibia has warned of an alarming 62% increase of road deaths related to tyre bursts between last year and June this year.Over a six-month period this year, eight...

Girl dies in house fire

1 month - 11 September 2018 | Accidents

A four-year-old girl was killed yesterday morning in a house fire at her home in Oniipa near the Onandjokwe Lutheran hospital.Ndapandula Faith Souses died upon arrival at the hospital. She was rushed to Onandjokwe hospital...

Girl, 4, burns to death

1 month - 10 September 2018 | Accidents

A four-year-old girl was killed this morning in a house fire at her home in Oniipa near the Onandjokwe Lutheran hospital. Ndapandula Faith Souses died upon arrival at the hospital. She was transported with her...

Road-safety campaign bears fruit

1 month - 06 September 2018 | Accidents

Nineteen men were arrested for drunk driving over the past long weekend.Statistics released by the Namibian police also show that 600 fines totalling almost N$900...

Over 1 600 fines issued in 20 days

1 month - 23 August 2018 | Accidents

A N$3.5 million road-safety campaign on two of Namibia's deadliest routes has resulted in more than 1 600 fines totalling nearly N$1.6 million being issued.More...

13 killed on roads

2 months 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...

B1 crash claims eight lives

2 months 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...

Bakkie collides with elephant

2 months 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...

Bakkie collides with elephant

2 months 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...

Illegal buildings endanger lives

2 months 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...

Accidents

Head-on crash kills 3

2 months 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

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

3 months ago - 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...

4 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

4 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...

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