12 perish in accident

ACCIDENT TXI

Twelve  people have perished in an accident at Musita trading center along the Jinja -Iganga highway.

The accident involved a taxi, trailer and a tractor carrying sugar cane.

The dead were all traveling in a taxi to Iganga.

Mayuge district police commander Caroline Akoth says that the over speeding trailer rammed into a tractor carrying sugarcane.

She says the trailer lost balance and its container fell off landing on a taxi.

The deceased bodies have been taken to Jinja hospital while the four people injured are receiving treatment at the same hospital

Akoth blames the accident on over speeding.