The accident happened on Monday 2nd May 2022 in Rushagara Village, Rubona Cell of Nyamyumba Sector nearby a place where an international port is under construction.
It is said that the accident took place as the truck moved backward as it was being offloaded.
Speaking to IGIHE, the Acting Executive Secretary of Nyamyumba Sector, Niyomugabo has confirmed the accident.
“The truck was transporting sand to the construction site of a new port around 9:00 a.m. It was parked at a steep part of the road yet it carried heavy loads which triggered the incident. The truck overturned and fell on a resident’s house. The house’s owner was injured along with two daughters and the driver. They have been taken to Gisenyi Hospital,” he said.
Similar accidents claimed two lives and injured 30 in the districts of Gatsibo and Kamonyi in the last two months.
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