A heavily loaded truck this morning rammed into traffic along the Ntinda – Najjera road, damaging up to 10 vehicles including itself.
The truck number UAX 495M was heading toward Ntinda when it failed to brake at a slope, at a place known as Kavule near Hotel Eliana.
At least one person , a bodaboda rider was severely injured as the truck brushed him before it flipped. There were unconfirmed claims that he died at the scene.
Several other persons including passengers in a taxi also sustained serious injuries.
The truck was fully loaded with gravel.
Traffic was completely cut off on the normally busy road, with all Kampala bound vehicles being diverted toward Nalya
Traffic officer Sekajja said the truck driver was still unidentified and on the loose.
“He jumped out and run, we are still hunting for him and the truck owner,” he said .
Sekajja says the number of victims was still unknown . He also urged drivers heading this direction to use the Northern Bypass.