Sedan, tourist bus crash claims one life

A bus of a local transporter carrying 15 German tourists was involved in an accident on Saturday at Shinyungwe village in the Kavango East Region taking the life of a female tourist whose age is not known.

The incident happened at 9h30 the Namibian Police Force crime investigations coordinator Deputy Commissioner Bonifatius Kanyetu told Nampa on Sunday.

Kanyetu said the bus was traveling from Rundu towards Divundu when a Honda sedan traveling from Divundu to Rundu hit the bus on the right side of the driver.

This he explained caused both vehicles to overturn and in the process one passenger in the bus died and many inflicted with serious injuries.

The injured received treatment at the Nyangana Catholic Hospital.

The deceased has been identified but her next of kin have not yet been informed.

Police investigations into the matter continue.

Source: Namibia Press Agency