Residents have told IGIHE that the truck might have tripped by the side of the road due to brake failure.
The executive secretary of Kirimbi sector in Nyamasheke district, Mudahigwa Félix, where the accident took place has told IGIHE that the incident took place around 5:30am.
“The accident happened today in Muhororo cell at 5:45am as the truck came from Bugesera district. It has claimed lives of two while two others were injured,” he said.
7 out of 20 cows died immediately as the truck carrying them overturned.
The deceased and survivors of the accident have been taken to Kibogora Hospital.