By Spy Uganda
Uganda Police Traffic Directorate Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima has revealed that the death toll of victims of Kampala-Gulu highway accident has rose to ten this evening.
The territorial Police at Sinalya Village, Kalule along Kampala-Gulu Highway in Luweero District yesterday 9th July 2022, at around, 1410hrs registered a fatal accident that claimed lives of nine people on spot and injured other five.
. @FNampiima "The territorial Police at Sinalya Village, Kalule along Kla- Glu Highway in Luweero District yesterday 9th July 2022, at around, 1410hrs registered a fatal accident that claimed lives of nine people and Injured other five.
— Uganda Police Force (@PoliceUg) July 10, 2022
It is alleged that a speeding motor vehicle reg number UBD 850J Toyota Hiace that was moving from Kampala to Gulu side while slopping to Sinalya valley burst its rear tyre and driver lost control.
In the process of the driver regaining stamina, the vehicle overturned several times before colliding with an oncoming motor vehicle reg no UAH 316P Isuzu which also overturned killing eight (8) unidentified passengers (7 female adults and 1 male) in the Toyota Hiace.
TheSpy Uganda has learnt that another unidentified female passenger died on the way to Mulago Hospital.