Accident claims one in Kibaale district

At least one person has died on spot and 20 others seriously injured in an early morning accident in Kibaale district.

An Isuzu truck on which they were traveling overturned after its driver lost control at Ssazike Village, along Mpasana-Kakumiro Road.

Kakumiro traffic police officerJane Asiohas attributed the accident to over speeding and identified he deceased one Simpson was a resident of Nkooko Sub-county.

According to an eye witness, John Kaahwa, the driver whose name has not yet been established lost control of the truck Reg. No. UAN 945 and fled after the accident.

Some of the injured have been rushed to Kakumiro Health Centre IV, while others were later referred to Mubende Regional Referral Hospital with one in critical condition.