Four die in crash at Omutsegwonime

07 November 2016 | Police And Crime

The Oshikoto police are investigating a case of culpable homicide after four people died in a crash that involved three vehicles at Omustegwonime village between Oshivelo and Tsumeb on Friday.

According to the regional crime investigation coordinator, Naomi Katjiua, the accident happened just before noon when an Isuzu bakkie with a government registration collided head on with a Mazda station wagon carrying five people.

The driver of the Isuzu bakkie was Matheus Nakafingo (52).

Katjiua said the driver of the station wagon, Teofelus Salomo (33) and three passengers died on the spot. One of the deceased was identified as Festus Lukas (51). The only surviving passenger is Petrus Ntinda.

She said two of the bodies could not be identified as they did not have documents on them.

Katjiua said the driver of a Quantum bus with 14 passengers swerved to avoid the wreckage and lost control. The bus left the road, hit a tree and burst into flames.

All the passengers survived, but Tresia Shivute (57) sustained serious injuries. Sakaria Jonathan Mweneni was the driver of the bus.

The injured were transported to the Omuthiya hospital.



Unnatural death

On Saturday afternoon a seven-year-old boy, Tomas Petrus from Engodi Ndanatuwe village in the Oshikoto Region, died after drinking traditional liquor known as Ombike.

Katjiua said the boy drank from a bottle that was left unattended in the house. A post-mortem will be conducted to determine the cause of death.

KENYA KAMBOWE

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