Flung from rolling vehicle

Eileen van der Schyff

Two men suffered serious injuries after being flung from a vehicle which was swerving out of control before overturning. A case of reckless and negligent driving is now investigated against the driver identified as a certain Mateus Shiwenda (38).

The accident occurred some 50 km from Uis on the D75 to Henties Bay.
According to the spokesperson for the Namibian Police in Erongo, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Iikuyu, the driver and four passengers were traveling in the Honda sedan (N7991S).
It is alleged Shiwenda, lost control of the car and it overturned. Two people, aged 28 and 31 were seriously injured. They were flung from the vehicle during the accident.
The other two passengers and Shiwenda escaped with only slight injuries. The injured were transported to the Swakopmund state hospital.

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