Six people died in a motor vehicle accident approximately 25 kilometres south of Otjiwarongo on the Otjiwarongo-Okahandja B1 road on Sunday, after the vehicles they were travelling in collided head-on. NamPol spokesperson in the Otjozondjupa region, Inspector Maureen Mbeha explained that “it is alleged that a white Jetta sedan carrying five occupants, including the driver, collided head-on with a silver Golf GTI, which was carrying four occupants including the driver”. The four female occupants in the Jetta aged between 24 and 48 years died on the spot and the driver sustained serious injuries, while in the silver Golf GTI, a 27-year-old woman and her six-year-old child also died on the spot. Two other occupants survived with minor injuries.