Man dies in accident near Bethanie

A 19-year-old man died on the spot after the vehicle he was travelling in overturned near Bethanie in the ||Kharas Region on Monday.

The Namibian Police Force Detective Chief Inspector, Jesaias Higoam told Nampa on Tuesday that the deceased was identified as Salomo Ndapandula.

According to Higoam the incident happened 40 kilometres outside Bethanie on the Bethanie- Helmering road around 20h00.

It is alleged that the driver lost control of the vehicle when the road he was driving on was slippery due to the heavy rain experienced in the area.

'The driver who is the employer of the deceased and two other people who were passenger in the vehicle escape the accident unharmed while the other two passenger sustain injuries and are being treated at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital,' said Higoam.

The deceased next of kin has been informed of his death and police investigations continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency