The territorial traffic police in Gulu city on Monday night registered a fatal accident that claimed lives of four people, the spokesperson of the Traffic Directorate ASP Faridah Nampiima said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that 18 others were injured.
The accident happened along Opwonya-Walter Road at around 9:30pm after a truck carrying vendors crashed into a building.
"The accident involved a truck registration number UBF 743B (Canter) that was carrying vendors from the market. It lost control and knocked a building killing four people on spot," reads the statement.
According to the statement, the injured people were rushed to Gulu Referral Hospital for first aid treatment, while the identities of the four people have not been established.
"Their bodies were conveyed to Gulu regional referral hospital for postmortem examination," she said. "The motor vehicle has been taken to Gulu CPS for IOV inspection as investigations for the cause of the accident continue."