Pedestrian hit and killed at Oshuushe village

OSHAKATI: A 39-year-old man died instantly after he was hit by a vehicle while crossing the road at Oshuushe village in the Oshana Region.

According to Chief Inspector Thomas Aiyambo of the Namibian Police Force (NamPol) Oshana Community Policing Sub-division, the incident occurred in the early hours of Sunday on the Ondangwa-Oshikango main road.

‘It is alleged that the driver of a silver Polo, (registration unknown) was coming from Oshikango towards Ondangwa, and hit a pedestrian who was trying to cross the road,’ he said.

The deceased was identified as Paulus Lumbu from Oshuushe village, and his next of kin were informed.

A culpable homicide case has been opened against the driver.

Police investigation into the matter continues.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency