Three perish in accident near Usakos

WINDHOEK: Three people died instantly when the vehicle they were travelling in overturned on the B2 road between Usakos and Karibib on Wednesday. According to a report from Namibian Police Force spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, the accident occurred approximately five kilometres outside Usakos. The 21-year-old driver of a white sedan Chevrolet, identified as Gibson Arnoldus Basson, allegedly lost control of the vehicle and it rolled several times. The vehicle was headed from Karibib to Usakos. Basson and two passengers, 20-year-old Brooklyn Owoseb and 29-year-old Erastus Iita, died in the accident. Their next of kin have been notified. An 18-year-old passenger sustained serious injuries and was admitted to the Usakos State Hospital. 'All three bodies are being held at the Karibib clinic mortuary and investigations into the matter are ongoing,' Shikwambi stated. Source: The Namibia Press Agency