THREE people instantly lost their lives when a Land Cruiser and a Chevrolet bakkie collided head on yesterday morning between Aranos and Mariental.
According to the police, three occupants of the Chevrolet succumbed to their injuries, while the occupants of the Land Cruiser escaped with light injuries.
In another accident, the police in Rundu is seeking assistance from the public to trace the whereabouts of a suspect in a hit and run that left two people seriously injured and another dead.
According to the police, the accident happened just after midnight this morning.
The deceased person reportedly died at the scene of the accident, while the other two were transported to the Rundu State hospital with serious injuries.
Meanwhile, one of the drivers in a car accident that happened on Friday between Okahandja and Otjiwarongo succumbed to his injuries in the hospital.
It is reported that he was entrapped in the car and the Jaws of life had to be used to remove him from the wreckage.
In another unfortunate accident, a one-year-old baby from Gobabis lost his life after he was run over by a vehicle.
The toddler reportedly made his way onto a busy street through a fence.
He was transported to the hospital, but died shortly after.