A young lady was bumped by a car in DRC and died at hospital

A case of culpable homicide, reckless and negligent driving and driving without a driver’s license was opened at Mondesa Charge Office after a driver of a vehicle bumped a young lady. The incident took place on Friday, 18 November in the DRC informal settlement of Swakopmund.

It is alleged that on Friday around 11:00, a 24 year old Wilhelmine Mapumba was bumped by a sedan motor vehicle in the DRC informal settlement while walking in the street on the way home. Wilhelmine sustained serious injuries and was rushed to Swakopmund State Hospital. She was again transferred from Swakopmund State Hospital to the Walvis Bay State Hospital for surgery where she died between 19:00 and 20:00 on the same day. Her next of kin were informed. The driver of the vehicle who was identified as Terence Ronaldo Naobeb, aged 25 was arrested at the scene. Police investigation continues.

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