Several people die as minibus and bakkie collide near Otjiwarongo

Several people die as minibus and bakkie collide near Otjiwarongo

Several people died in a horrific accident while survivors were rushed to the Otjiwarongo State Hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Police could not confirm the number of dead and injured.
The accident occurred 15km north of Otjiwarongo on the Otavi B1 Road between 13h00 and 14h00.
It is alleged that the two vehicles, a Toyota Hilux bakkie and Quantum minibus, travelling from opposite directions, collided head-on while overtaking.
The minibus was travelling from Otjiwarongo towards Otavi.
Otjozondjupa Regional Police Spokesperson Warrant Officer Maureen Mbeha says the number of people who perished in the blaze is to be confirmed once investigations are done.