Two die in car accident near Bethanie

Two people died after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned 20 KM outside Bethanie in the ||Kharas region on Thursday night.

The Namibian Police Force's crime investigations coordinator for ||Kharas, Deputy Commissioner ChrispinMubebo told Nampa on Friday the deceased have been identified as 25-year-old Bradon Wayland and 27-year-old Yolandy Fredericks.

He said the accident happened at around 19h00 on the Bethanie/Goageb road on Thursday.

The vehicle which had seven occupants was travelling from Bethanie to Kosis when the vehicle overturned. The other five occupants were seriously injured and are being treated at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital, said Mubebo.

In another accident a 45-year-old woman died when the driver of the vehicle she was travelling in lost control of the vehicle at it overturned.

The accident happened around 18h30 on Thursday, 120 KM outside Keetmanshoop on the Keetmanshoop/Grunau road.

The deceased was with seven other passengers who sustain slightly to serious injuries and are being treated at the Keetmanshoop State Hospital. The vehicle was travelling from Windhoek to Steinkoft, Mubebo said.

Next of kin of the deceased persons have been informed and police investigations continue in both matters.

Source: Namibia Press Agency