At least five people have been confirmed dead and over 19 seriously injured in different motor accident that occurred today along Jinja-Iganga highway.
The officer in charge of traffic Jinja Central Police Station, Mr Francis Onen confirmed the incident saying two bodies of the deceased were recovered from a muddy swamp where the trailer’s head rested on them.
The latest being a trailer trailer, registration No. ZC 0811/KBJ-505S which veered off the road.
Mr Onen, the officer in charge of traffic at Jinja said the accident was caused by the recklessness of the driver of another trailer, registration No. ZC 0811/KBJ-505S that overturned in the middle of the road. Therefore as the driver of the second trailer registration No. T 701DBS /T606DGB tried to avoid colliding with the first one, he knocked three people, killing two on spot and injuring the other.
Mr Francis Onen also confirmed that at least people died in this particular accident. The two bodies of the deceased were recovered from a muddy swamp with the trailer’s head resting on them.