By Innocent Atuganyira
One person has been confirmed dead in a lorry accident in Buliisa.
The deceased has been only as Kyosaba a resident Bugoigo village Butiaba sub county in Buliisa district.
The incident happened on Sunday at around 2pm at Waaki Bridge in Nyantonzi sub county Bujenje Constituency in Masindi district.
The truck whose registration couldn’t be identified by press time was ferrying traders from Mbarara Market in Masindi to Bugoigo in Buliisa district.
According to Sunday Eyotu the LCIII chairperson Nyantonzi sub county, the driver who was over speeding lost control at a sharp corner and ended up plugging into the river.
“The truck was in poor mechanical state. According to the conductor, they had eleven people on board, by the time I left the scene, we had retrieved one body,” he told our reporter.
By press time, two people were hospitalized at Katanga health Centre, four at Mbarara clinics, and the driver is feared dead.
We couldn’t get a comment from police by the time we filed this story.
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