Tourist dies in car accident

Isaak Chikosi

An American national is dead with three other foreign nationals severely injured after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned on Sunday.

According to Erongo Regional Crime Investigations Coordinator, Deputy Commissioner Erastus Ikuyu, the 35-year-old driver lost control of the vehicle while driving from Omaruru to Swakopmund on the B-2 main road about 45 km from Usakos towards Arandis and passed away at the scene.
It is alleged that the Toyota Fortuner registration number N107425 W, carrying three other passengers of which two were Irish nationals and another 29-year-old American man was travelling in a convoy of five vehicles.
Injured passengers were rushed to Cottage Private Hospital in Swakopmund for treatment. The body of the deceased was taken to Walvis Bay Mortuary for post mortem examination. The name of the deceased foreign national has not been released as his next of kin have not been informed yet. Police investigation continues.

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