A truck carrying charcoal and eight people from Kitabi sector to Nyamagabe town has overturned leaving two dead and six injured.
The accident is reported to have taken place around 9.00pm yesterday in Kigeme sector, at Gatyazo near Nzega.
The police spokesperson in Southern Province, CIP André Hakizimana has confirmed to IGIHE that the accident claimed two lives and injured six among who is the driver that are receiving treatment at Kigeme Hospital.
He explained that the cause of accident has not yet been established but investigations are underway.
“The deceased are laid in a mortuary. The cause of accident remains unknown but we are investigating. We will also ask the driver for details,” said CIP Hakizimana.
The director of Kigeme Hospital, Dr Ephraim Nzabonimana has told IGIHE that two accident victims sustained head injuries, two wounded in legs while two others were not seriously injured and may be released today.