Two perish in Omuthiya crash


Two passengers died and six sustained serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident yesterday on the B1 Omuthiya- Oshivelo road about seven kilometres from Omuthiya,Ekulo village.

This is according to Oshikoto Commander Commisoner Teopoline Kalompo Nashikaku, who said the driver of an Iveco bus was trying to overtake a truck on a curve.

“It’s alleged that driver of the Iveco bus registration number N 55634 W was traveling from Omuthiya heading Oshivelo and was trying to overtake the truck on the bonded line curve and collided head on collision with the vehicle that was travelling from opposite direction, Nissan NP3 reg number N171081 W.” said Nashikaku.

All six injured passengers were from the Nissan.

Nashikaku added that all injured passengers were transported to Omuthiya State Hospital by the state and Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund ambulance for further treatments and bodies of the deceased were transported to Omuthiya police mortuary for autopsy reports.

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