Man dies outside Walvis Bay in alcohol related accident

A 47 year old man died on the spot while the another sustained serious injuries on Saturday after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned.

A police report issued on Sunday by Namibian Police Force Public Relations Officer Inspector Kauna Shikwambi, indicated that the incident took place on the C-14 road about 10 kilometres before Walvis Bay.

According to the police, the driver of the vehicle which was carrying three occupants in total, lost control of the car, causing it to overturn.

The police further added that an alcohol test done on the driver tested positive and a case of culpable homicide and drunken driving has been opened against him.

The 49 year old driver who is also currently admitted in the Walvis Bay Hospital is in a stable condition and is under police guard.

The deceased has been identified as Shikalepo Matheus Hamutenya. His next of kin have been informed.

SOURCE: NAMIBIA PRESS AGENCY