Woman killed in car crash near Uis

Otis Daniels_Finck
Swakopmund • [email protected]

A woman (48) was killed and seven people injured in a car crash near Uis.

The accident happened around 10h00 about 10km from Uis on the D36 road inking Omaruru and Uis, a police incident report issued by Erongo police spokesperson sergeant Anna Frans stated.

It is alleged the driver of a white Nissan single cab bakkie lost control of the vehicle, resulting in the vehicle leaving the road and overturning. “There were eight occupants on board. One female passenger died on the spot, while the remaining seven ,including the driver, were seriously injured. They are all admitted at Omaruru State Hospital for medical treatment,” said Frans.

Once the driver “recovers”, he will be charged with culpable homicide , reckless or negligent driving, driving an unroadworthy vehicle on a public road, and driving without a valid drivers licence.