At least two people have been confirmed dead after a fuso truck developing a mechanical fault.
According to East Kyoga Police Spokesperson Oscar Gregg Ageca the case of fatal accident has been registered under vide CPS Kalaki TAR 09/2023.
The accident involved motor vehicle reg no:UAQ619L fuso fighter driven by unknown driver.
According to police, the incident took place on 02/03/2023 at about 08:00PM at lwala bridge in kalaki district along soroti -Lira highway.
Ageca said that the truck failed to climb a hill because of mechanical fault causing it to fail to break.
He noted that the truck reversed and overturned, killing two people on spot.
One of the deceased has been identified as Apio Anna Grace a female adult resident in Osirimà village apapai subcounty kalaki district and an unknown male adult whose body is at Lwala hospital mortuary pending autopsy.
Five victims are currently getting treatment at lwala hospital.