FOUR passengers were injured and were immediately taken to the nearby Engela district hospital when the Toyota pick-up truck they were travelling in overturned Friday evening.
The accident occurred on the gravel road between Odibo and Oshikango in the Ohangwena Region.
It is suspected that the accident occurred as a result of speeding and malfunctioning brakes on the vehicle that crashed.
A further indicator that the vehicle might have been unroadworthy was the fact that the cargo bed detached, falling some distance from the rest of the vehicle.
The unidentified male driver allegedly fled the scene of the accident and the Namibian Police are still looking for him.