12 people have been confirmed dead and 6 others injured after a Fuso truck on which they are travelling in, overturned.
According to the traffic police spokesperson, ASP Faridah Nampiima, this accident happened on Sunday afternoon at Alomayin swamp along Alakaituk-Amuria road in Amuria district.
“A motor vehicle registration number UBA 670V Fuso was carrying market vendors when it lost control and over turned killing 12 passengers on spot while 6 were rushed to Soroti Regional Referral Hospital,” Faridah Nampiima said.
She however added on and said the cause of the accident will yet be established.
“We want to caution all lorry drivers to desist from carrying passengers on lorries as its illegal.