UGANDA: Traffic paralysed on Jinja road as trucks overturn at Banda, Mabira
UPDATE: 7:30AM AST (Halifax Canada Time / 13:30 EAT) – via DAILY MONITOR
The accident occurred at Buwola Village Najjembe Sub-county in Buikwe District.
KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – Traffic along Jinja Road was on Monday morning paralysed for several hours after a truck overturned in Banda near Mogas depot.
“A trailer has overturned at Banda trading centre on Jinja Road blocking the road. We therefore, warn the public to use alternative routes,” reads part of the police statement.
In related development, there was traffic gridlock in Mabira Forest after another trailer overturned cutting off the road.
REPORTED EARLIER via #UgandaNewsBrieging group +15068716371 on WhatsApp
UPDATE: 6:00AM AST (Halifax Canada Time) – There has been a similar accident in Banda on this same road about 20 minutes ago. This accident was just reported and you need to verify with friends and family who were travelling on this highway this morning (May 14, 2018).
Terrible accident in Mabira as 4 cars are hit by a trailer!
*Prado UAA 621Y, Benz UAZ 338Q, Trailer KBP 672R & 2 other vehicles were involved in the accident!*
The Jinja – Kampala highway is blocked after the trailer fell in the middle of the road. The number of casualties is unknown!
*Motorists are advised to use Kayunga road*
UPDATES via #UgandaNewsBriefing group WHATSAPP +15068716371 (It is a Canadian number but Admin of the Uganda group).
—— AUTO – GENERATED; Published (Halifax Canada Time AST) on: May 14, 2018 at 07:37AM