Gulu University Guild Van Knocks Three in High Speed Chase

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In short
The Gulu University guild van was being driven by a car washer only identified as Ojok who had driven the van out of the washing bay in Layibi to Gulu town

One person was on Saturday evening killed and three others seriously injured in an accident involving a van belonging to the guild of Gulu University.
 
 The accident happened during a high speed chase that started from Gulu town and ended in Loro along Kampala road where the guild van had a head on collision with a Juba bound trailer registration number  SSS 144J.
 
The Gulu University guild van was being driven by a car washer only identified as Ojok who had driven the van out of the washing bay in Layibi to Gulu town.
 
The car washer knocked and injured his first victim, a security guard, identified as Gilbert Matua in a hit and run accident in Gulu town.
 
He later attempted to flee from the scene and headed towards Kampala Road where he knocked and injured another woman. The locals gave a chase which ended in Loro where the university van had a head on collision with a trailer.
 
The van hit the trailer and swerved off the road and knocked dead unidentified man who was riding a bicycle.
 
The first victim a security guard Matua Gilbert who survived the accident says he was riding a bicycle when the vehicle swerved off the road and knocked him.
 
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Denis Akena, the Guild President of Gulu University, says the driver of the van took the car to the washing bay and left the keys in the car. He says the car washer later drove the car to Gulu town leading to the accident.
 
He says the van was under the control of the university transport officer.
 
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The car washer identified only as Ojok is admitted in Gulu intensive care unit with multiple fractures. Two other people injured people also admitted with multiple fractures while the body of the unidentified old man who was knocked from Loro is in Gulu Mortuary.