Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police spokesperson has confirmed the accident, saying they have commenced investigations. By the time of filing this story, police had towed the vehicle to Kiryandongo Central police station.
Kilak North Member of Parliament, Anthony Akol is admitted at Kiryandongo
hospital following a motor accident this morning.
injured after his Land cruiser registration number UBF 566J got a puncture and
overturned several times at Kayera village in Kiryandongo district along the
Gulu-Kampala high around 8:30a.m.
Two other people
traveling with the legislator to Kampala also sustained serious injuries. The other
occupant of the vehicle has been identified as Felix
Ongola, the driver of the land cruiser.
The three were rushed to Kiryandongo hospital where
they are admitted.
Julius Hakiza, the Albertine Region Police
spokesperson has confirmed the accident, saying they have commenced
By the time of filing this story, police had towed the vehicle
to Kiryandongo Central police station.
This is the second accident
along the Gulu-Kampala high way in Kiryandongo
district within a space of two days.
On November 2, six people perished in a fatal
motor accident following a head-on collision involving a bus registration
number UAN 901J belonging to KKT and a UPDF truck registration number H4DF 301 along
the same highway.
May 2018, 23 people perished in a fatal accident along Gulu-Kampala high way when
a Gaaga bus registration number UAK 562 L collided with a cargo lorry
registration number UAT 088 J / UAT 321 M and tractor number UAU 872 M.
The bus traveling from Lira district to Kampala
hit the tractor from its rear before it rolled and collided with an oncoming
cargo lorry transporting beer.
The incident happened in Nanda village, some 12
kilometers from Karuma Township in Nyamasha Parish in Mutunda Sub County,
Nineteen people died on spot while three
succumbed to injuries at Kiryandongo Hospital where they had been rushed for