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Truck accident claims two lives in Karongi

By IGIHE
On 26 août 2022 at 08:37

Two people have died in an accident involving a truck which fell in a roadside ditch in Karongi District.

The incident occurred in Remera Village, Gacaca Cell of Rubengera Sector on Thursday 25th August 2022 around 4:30 p.m.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) René Irere, the spokesperson of Rwanda National Police (RNP) Traffic and Road Safety department has told IGIHE that the truck carried construction materials from Kigali to Karongi District.

The truck fell down as the driver crossed the second road bend in Remera Village. The cabin was seriously damaged that the driver and conductor died on spot.

The Mayor of Karongi District, Vestine Mukarutesi has said that Police and residents rushed the rescue these people onboard but their efforts remained futile as the front part was seriously damaged.

Their bodies have been taken to the mortuary of Kibuye Hospital.

The truck accident claimed two people's lives.

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