Lorry sinks into Karuma fall,one person confirmed dead

Last night at around 8:30pm a Lorry Fuso Reg No UAS 994Y loaded with logs suspected to be coming from Gulu side lost control and plunged into the River Nile at Karuma bridge via the railings and water has taken it away.

Only one person died in the lorry, the driver being the survivor, While being rushed to Lacor hospital the rescued driver gained conscious and briefly narrated the cause of the accident,

According to one of the sources in the Ambulance, “he was able to talk on reaching the hospital, he is a lango from Amac, Lira, his name is Ocen Solomon, The Fuso Lorry was green in colour and belongs to WEL YOT HARDWARE located in corner Amach along soroti road in Lira district.

According to the driver, he jumped off as the lorry was plunging into the water, his brakes had failed. Ocen confirmed he had only one passenger throughout the journey.