A pupil of Elia Olet primary school last evening died from an accident along Lira-Soroti highway involving a fuel Tank and Bodaboda motorcycle at Boro-Boro near the weigh bridge.
The girl only identified as Apio was reportedly parked on the motor bike at the roadside with her twin sister by the boda boda rider who is currently in the wind.
Eyewitnesses say the Fuel tank with registration KCD 984N-ZC1030
that was headed for Soroti smashed Apio’s head with its frame killing her instantly. Her sister Acen luckily survived the accident with no injury.
According to David Ongom Mudong the North Kioga police spokesperson, the driver of the fuel Tank identified as Daniel Kipkoech Sambu, A Kenyan from Kamagut Village, Lessew subcounty, Turbo Division, Eldoret West district was arrested and charged with two counts of murder and attempted murder vide TAR 02/2018. The fuel Tank is currently parked at the Lira Central Police Station.