The crushed bodies were taken to Hoima police morgue after a crane was brought and removed the trailer which had covered the bodies since yesterday.

Police was forced to fire teargas and bullets to disperse angry residents who were protesting the delay by police to remove accident victims who were trapped under vehicle wreckage.

The accident occurred Tuesday evening at around 7:00am after a trailer fell on them at Kiribanywa Bridge on the Hoima-Kampala road in Butema parish, Buhanika Sub County, Hoima district.

Hoima District Traffic Officer Stephen Muhoozi explains that a trailer registration number UAD214Q loaded with tea from Bugambe tea factory overturned after it failed to negotiate a corner on its way to Kampala.

The trailer fell on a motorcycle that was carrying three people, killing them instantly.

Two of the deceased have been only identified as Jane and her daughter Desire.

Muhoozi the traffic officer suspects that the truck driver has been driving at a high speed which could have resulted into a fatal accident.
By Vincent Senyunja.