Masindi accident leaves 13 dead


Mrs Lydia Tumushabe addressing the press in Masindi

At least 13 people are reported dead and 50 others injured in an accident that occurred in Masindi district on Thursday.

The accident that Zebra Junction along the Masindi-Buliisa involved a truck registration number UAN 699Z that was transporting workers from Kinyara Sugar Factory.

The truck which was heading to Masindi town overturned after joining the main road.

Lydia Tumushabe, the Albertine Region police spokesperson, says the incident resulted from overspeeding.

Security officials and Masindi hospital ambulances rushed to the scene but too late; nine women and four men were already dead.

Some of the casualties were referred to Gulu and Hoima regional referral hospitals.



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