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One person has died and 8 others seriously injured in a motor accident along Kiruhura-Ibanda Road in Ibanda district.
The accident occurred last evening at Nyabugyira near Ibanda - Kiruhura boarder, when a tipper lorry swerved off the road and over turned.
Shaban Teeko, Ibanda Police Traffic Officer only identifies the deceased as Tumushabe, a resident of Rukokoma in Ibanda town council.
Teeko says that the driver lost controlled while attempting to dodge a boda boda motorist and swerved off the road before over turning several times.
He says that Tumushabe was killed on the spot while 8 other people who were aboard the tipper truck sustained serious injuries and were rushed to hospital.
He says that investigations into the cause of the accident are ongoing.
hit and run