A ghastly motor accident that occurred on Sunday night at Gadumire, Uganda has left a 7-year-old dead and six others hospitalised with life-threatening injuries.
The accident occurred when a speeding truck rammed into two houses on Mbale-Tirinyi highway at about 11.00pm at Gadumire, 10 kilometres from Mbale Town..
The victims are said to have been hospitalised at Budaka Health Centre IV.
An eyewitness named Moses Haumba disclosed to Daily Monitor that the driver lost control of the truck while attempting to avoid a head on collision with a vehicle that was moving from the opposite direction.
North Bukedi Regional Police Commander, Mr Cyrus Omalla identified the dead child as Gift Naikesa, a daughter of Mr Robert Idube.