Two young women returning from Iddi el fitr prayers died on the spot after they were knock by a fuel tanker in Busia town.
The morning accident that claimed the lives of Amina Namulenga 18 and Najua Kamba occurred along the Jinja road .
The two are family members from the Kamba family in Busia town.
Eyewitnesses have blamed the accident on the reckless driving on the side of taxi driver who they say made a u turn in the middle of the road.
The witnesses say, the deceased fell on the got knocked by the trailer registration number KCJ431J after cyclist who was carrying them hit the commuter vehicle.
Patrick Lule the oc station confirmed the accident and blamed it on the reckless driving on the side of the taxi driver.
Residents say, most drivers loading passengers along the roads use their conductors to drive as they look for passengers which is fueling accidents.
The bodies of the deceased have been taken to Busia Health Center IV for a postmortem examination.