Accident kills six

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 accident could have been caused by a burst tyre.

“The driver, who was a 41-year-old man, lost control of the vehicle, which left the road and overturned. The driver, two boys aged around nine and eight, and two girls, six months and 13 years old respectively, passed away at the scene. One unidentified adult female died at the Swakopmund state hospital,” said Iikuyu.

The names of the deceased have not been released yet.

Four other occupants of the car - Esther Shoikuti, Patricia Garoes, Juliana Boois, and an unidentified male person - sustained serious to moderate injuries and were admitted to the Swakopmund state hospital.

ADOLF KAURE

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