Accidents

NDF announces fire damage

3 days ago - 16 June 2021 | Accidents

An emergency department, four wards of 26 beds, a theatre and a store were all destroyed in a fire incident that destroyed the Namibian Defence Force’s Peter Mweshihange Military Health Centre on Sunday.The health centre...

Youth half of all accident victims

1 week ago - 10 June 2021 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) said that the youth (aged between 16 and 35 years) represents the largest group of people who have lost their lives in road accidents in 2020.The MVA in its...

On the rail again

3 weeks ago - 27 May 2021 | Accidents

TransNamib announced that the line that was damaged during the derailment of nine fuel tankers near Brakwater on 25 May 2021, has been restored and was operational again as from 19:00 the next day.According to...

Pothole lands RA in court

1 month - 19 May 2021 | Accidents

Windhoek • [email protected] Roads Authority (RA) is being sued by a road user whose Toyota Fortuner was written off last year when his car collided with a pothole on the C44 Tsumkwe gravel road.Angaleni Asipala...

UPDATE: Head-on collision claims another life

3 months ago - 10 March 2021 | Accidents

A second person involved in a head-on collision between two minibuses on the Hosea Kutako airport road on Tuesday succumbed to her injuries in the Katutura Hospital.NamPol spokesperson Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi said that the...

Minibus collision claims a life

3 months ago - 10 March 2021 | Accidents

A 40-year old woman lost her life in a head-on collision between two minibuses on Tuesday at the intersection of the University of Namibia’s Neudamm...

Less kids involved in crashes

4 months ago - 17 February 2021 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident (MVA) Fund announced a reduction in injuries and fatalities involving children between the ages of zero and 15 years during the...

Namibian researcher survives lion attack

6 months ago - 11 December 2020 | Accidents

Windhoek • [email protected] Botswana Wild Bird Trust (BWBT) researcher carrying out fieldwork as part of an ongoing biodiversity research and monitoring programme in Botswana's Okavango...

Road safety campaign begins

6 months ago - 09 December 2020 | Accidents

Namibia Breweries Limited (NBL) and First National Bank (FNB) have made donations worth N$158 000 to the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) for the festive season...

Road crashes decline dramatically

9 months ago - 21 August 2020 | Accidents

Windhoek • [email protected] the Covid-19 pandemic, Namibia’s road crashes, injuries and deaths have experienced a dramatic decline compared to the same period over the previous...

‘Keep kids off the streets’ – MVAF

10 months ago - 07 August 2020 | Accidents

The Motor Vehicle Accident Fund (MVA) has urged parents and guardians to encourage their children to stay at home and off the streets while face-to-face...

HOGs seek help for Jennine

1 year - 16 June 2020 | Accidents

The Harley Owners Group (HOG) Namibia and Harley-Davidson Windhoek have started a fundraising campaign for motorcyclist Jennine van Jaarsveld, who was seriously injured in an...

Accidents

Accidents ahead of lockdown

1 year - 27 March 2020 | Accidents

“As many are rushing to their respective regions pending the lockdown of the Khomas and Erongo regions tonight, we urge drivers to adhere to the...

Veiligheidstrust vir fietsryers kom

1 year - 02 December 2019 | Accidents

Yolanda Nel Met wetgewing wat tans nie aan die kant van die talle slagoffers op Namibiese paaie is nie, is hierdieWindhoeker vuur en vlam om...

Nuwe pad veroorsaak vinnig konsternasie

1 year - 19 September 2019 | Accidents

Yolanda Nel Etlike ure ná die nuwe snelweg op die westelike verbypad Maandag geopen het, is die eerste ongeluk reeds aangemeld en spreek motoriste hul...

Rehobothers staan saam teen bees...

2 years ago - 05 May 2019 | Accidents

Yolanda NelMet talle ongelukke wat reeds veroorsaak is weens diere op of langs die B1 tussen Rehoboth en Windhoek, staan dié dorp se gemeenskap nou...

Vorster struck by car

2 years ago - 29 April 2019 | Accidents

Windhoek • Yolanda NelAlthough in a stable condition, the Namibian cross-country cyclist Michelle Vorster is recuperating after she was struck by a car on the...

Fukuseki destined for scrapyard

2 years ago - 14 April 2019 | Accidents

Swakopmund • Erwin LeuschnerWhile plans are underway to remove what is left of the Fukuseki, this development comes far later than works minister John Mutorwa...

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