Over 30 injured in Jinja Road accident
By Serestino Tusingwire
Over 30 people have been reportedly injured after a beer trailer lost control and rammed into a coaster and a police truck at Wampewo Roundabout, Jinja Road. The accident happened at around 6am, Tuesday Morning.
20 Police officers are among the victims of the accident and have been rushed to nearby hospitals.
The officers from Nsambya Police Barracks were travelling in a truck registration number UP 5630 when it was knocked by a speeding Fuso truck UAM 932M.
The accident caused massive traffic delays along Jinja Road as commuters headed to work.
Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Emilian Kayima said the accident was caused by reckless driving by the Fuso driver.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the Fuso truck was over speeding when he ploughed into the Police truck and Coaster van that was ferrying passengers.