By Kampala Post Reporter
NAKASONGOLA. Three persons have died on spot following a motor accident in Mijeera, Nakasongola District.
The accident on Saturday afternoon involved a Isuzu Reg. No UBE 048B and a Scania trailer Reg. UAT 139Q/UAS 615A.
Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Paul Kanganve says three out of the four occupants of Isuzu died on spot and another one sustained serious injuries.
He says the accident happened after the Isuzu loaded with tomatoes heading to Kampala rammed into the trailer going to Gulu.
“The details of the deceased will be availed after we have contacted their families,” Kangave said adding that the survivor has been identified as Kigundu Yahaya.
He adds that two occupants of the trailer sustained minor injuries and are admitted at St Francis Health Center 3.
By the time of filing the story, police was still investigating the cause of accident.
Meanwhile, Kangave says that in the same area, at around 2:00pm, a yet to be identified Motor vehicle knocked and killed unidentified person and sped off.
“A hit and run case had been opened in Mijeera and we are on the lookout for that particular vehicle and it’s driver,” he said.