Head-on collision near Mariental claims two lives

WINDHOEK: Two men were burnt beyond recognition when they were involved in a head-on collision near Mariental on Wednesday.

According to a crime report issued by the Namibian Police Force, the accident occurred around 14h30 some 45 kilometres outside Mariental.

It said the men aged 29 and 31 were travelling in a Dyna truck when they collided head-on with a Hino truck.

Both vehicles caught fire and the two occupants of the Dyna truck lost their lives.

The occupants of the other vehicle, a 32-year-old Namibian male and a male passenger, sustained moderate injuries.

The next of kin of the two deceased had not yet been notified as their identities were still to be confirmed.

Source: The Namibian Press Agency