A four-car crash at Mabira forest in Buikwe district along Jinja road has left one person dead and six critically injured.
Police say the accident which was caused by a speeding trailer that lost control and overturned in the middle of the road on monday morning paralyzed traffic for about six hours.
Details about the deceased are still scanty since he didn’t have any identification document on him.
However ,Ssezibwa regional police spokesperson,Hellen Butoto identified the injured as Paul Senddugi,Denis Mugerwa,Erick Okonko,Joe Omara and Amisha Sseyendo.
Butoto said a speeding trailer Reg.No. KBP 762R/ZB 9332,lost control and knocked a commuter taxi Reg No. UBB 419D that was heading to Jinja from Kampala.
The other two vehicles then rammed into the taxi and trailer that had overturned in the middle of the road and blocked traffic from both sides.
Both body and the injured were taken to Kawolo hospital for postmortem and treatment respectively.