THREE occupants of a bakkie were injured when the vehicle they travelled in ended up in the way of an oncoming train at the Cham Cham railway line crossing between Tsumeb and Oshivelo.
The Oshikoto Regional Police Commander, Commissioner Armas Shivute, confirmed the incident and said the injured people were taken to the hospital in Tsumeb for further care and treatment.
A bystander on the scene of the accident said that the person in the passenger seat of the bakkie was seriously injured. The other occupants of the bakkie only sustained moderate injuries.
According to Commissioner Shivute the names of the accident victims will be made public at a later stage.
The incident occurred at around 13:00 on Sunday afternoon.