Kiryandogo accident: Some of the dead identified

By Hudson Apunyo, Saidi Engola

Added 26th May 2018 10:45 AM

Over 19 people were confirmed to have died on spot.

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Over 19 people were confirmed to have died on spot.

PIC: Gaaga bus involved in a fatal accident after it rammed into a tractor on Friday. (Credit: Hudson Apunyo)
LIRA - On Friday evening over 22 people were confrimed dead after the Gaaga bus from Lira was involved in a fatal accident.

The bus rammed into a moving tractor that had neither lights nor reflectors. The bus lost control, rolled and collided with an oncoming truck, loaded with crates of beer.

According to the regional Police Spokesperson for Albertine region, Allan Julius Hakiza who visited the scene of the accident together with the Regional Traffic officer Irene Chelengat and Regional Police Commander Deo Obura, it is the tractor that caused the accident. 

Locals gathered at the scene of the accident on Saturday Morning. (Credit: Hudson Apunyo and Saidi Engola) 

Hakiza said 19 people died on the spot, while three others including a juvenile died from Kiryandongo hospital.
Find details of the story in today's Sunday Vision. 

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