Driver smashes into train

29 December 2017 | Accidents


A 35-year-old Okahandja man identified as Raul Roberto Daniels died in the local hospital after he rammed into a decelerating train at the town last night.
The incident was confirmed by Otjozondjupa police spokesperson Maureen Mbeha this morning.
According to Mbeha, the driver of the train and his passengers did not sustain any injuries.
“It is alleged that Daniels failed to stop at the railway crossing stop sign but police investigation continues,” she said.
According to her, the train was travelling from Windhoek and passed through the middle of the town while the deceased was travelling from a residential area into the central business district.
A case of culpable homicide is being investigated.
JEMIMA BEUKES

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