The deceased is the driver identified as Saidi Mugerwa while two other people onboard who survived with serious injuries include Aimable Nsabimana and Théoneste Mushimiyimana.
The accident took place in Bushekeri sector, Nyamasheke district on Thursday 22nd July 2021 around 1p.m.
The Mayor of Nyamasheke district, Appolonie Mukamasabo has told IGIHE that the truck swerved from the main road and tripped in 50 meters.
“The accident happened when the truck from Kayonza to Rusizi district arrived at Gasakura business center after crossing Nyungwe forest. The driver died immediately while two others survived with serious injuries,” she said.
Injured people were rushed to Gisakura Health Center and later transferred to Bushenge Hospital for medical attention.