Four die in accident

Four people have been confirmed dead in two separate accidents that have occurred in Jinja.

The first occurred at Kaitabawala along Jinja-Budondoroad involving a truck registration number UWT 660 loaded with sugar cane that ran over a two people who were riding on a motorcycle leaving the two people on it dead.

The deceased have been identified as Jackson Waiswa and KairaKassaboth residents of Budondo.

While another happened at Kakira along Jinja –Iganga road, also involving a sugar cane laden truck whose driver and conductor have been knocked dead while fixing a tyre.

Bodies for all the deceased have been taken to Jinja hospital mortuary.

The Officer in Charge of Traffic at Jinja Police Francis Onenihas blamed the two accidents on driving vehicles under dangerous mechanical conditions.