A truck that overturned at Nambole flyover

One person has been confirmed dead and two others injured in a fatal accident that happened at Namboole Fly over in Bweyogerere in Kira Municipality.

Kira Division traffic officers who visited the scene said the accident came after an Engineering plant vehicle (concrete mixer) UBG 217X lost control on the fly over and overturned in the middle of the road.

According to eyewitnesses, two occupants ran away with minor injuries and left a colleague trapped inside the truck.

According to Kampala Metropolitan Police Deputy Spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire, the fire and rescue services were introduced at the scene and the man was pulled out but he later died.

He identifies the deceased as one Segujja Mohammed, 29, a resident of Nasuti Zone Seeta Mukono District.  His body has been conveyed to city Mortuary Mulago for postmortem.

Currently the efforts are underway to have the Vehicle taken off in the middle of the road by Police break down for proper movement of traffic.

At least 3,880 people died in road accidents in 2019 while 9,635 survived with serious injuries and another 1,175 got minor injuries according to Traffic police records.

The Traffic Police Director, Commissioner of Police–CP Bazir Mugisha cited reckless driving, over speeding, drunk driving or vehicles in dangerous mechanical condition as major causes of accidents on Uganda roads.