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Kiryandongo accident claims two foreign nationals

By Saidi Engola

Added 10th January 2018 02:32 PM

The Managing director ARS construction company, Francesco Frigerio (Italian) and Charles Odhiambo Waloga (Kenyan) were killed on spot, while the driver escaped, but sustained injuries.

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The Managing director ARS construction company, Francesco Frigerio (Italian) and Charles Odhiambo Waloga (Kenyan) were killed on spot, while the driver escaped, but sustained injuries.

Two foreign nationals were killed and one critically injured in a road accident in Ayuda village Diima parish Kiryandongo district on the Kampala –Gulu highway.

Kiryandongo police traffic officer  James Tibeijuka says the accident took place at around 10:15am when a driver of the vehicle, registration number UAB 042B, in which the foreign nationals were travelling knocked Truck registration UAU 366 loaded with sand.

The Managing director ARS construction company, Francesco Frigerio (Italian) and Charles Odhiambo Waloga (Kenyan) were killed on spot, while the driver escaped, but sustained injuries.

According to Tibeijuka, the lorry was coming from the Kampala direction, headed to Lira, while the other vehicle was coming from the opposite direction.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Kiryandongo Regional Hospital.

The Kiryandongo district Police commander Charles Okello, said the accident could have been due to reckless driving.

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