4 Dead, 18 Injured in Gulu Truck Crash

  • by Rodney Mponye
  • November 1, 2022

Four people have been confirmed dead and 18 were injured after a truck carrying vendors crashed into a building in Gulu town.

Traffic Directorate Spokesperson ASP Faridah Nampiima said the accident occurred along Opwonya-Walter Road at around 9:30pm on Monday.

“The accident involved a truck registration number UBF 743B (Canter) that was carrying vendors from the market. It lost control and knocked a building killing four people on spot,” Nampiima said in a statement Tuesday morning.

According to the statement, the injured people were rushed to Gulu Referral Hospital for first-aid treatment.

Police are yet to identify the dead and their bodies are also at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital for postmortem examination.

Nampiima said the motor vehicle has been taken to Gulu Central Police Station for inspection.