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Amuria accident claims 12 market vendors

An accident that happened last night at Alomayin swamp along Alakaituk-Amuria Rd in Amuria district has claimed 12 lives.

A motor vehicle registration number  UBA 670V Fuso was carrying market vendors  when it lost control and overturned, killing 12 passengers  on spot while 6 were rushed to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital. 

The cause of the accident us yet to be established as efforts to remove the wreckage are underway, Traffic and Road Safety Directorate Spokesprson, Faridah Nampiima says.

“We want to caution all lorry drivers to desist from carrying passengers on lorries as its illegal,” Nampiima said.

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