Two people were on Wednesday afternoon killed and six others sustained serious injuries after the vehicle they were travelling in overturned in the areas of Pachilo East village in Atiak sub-County, Amuru district.
The dead have been identified as Tabu Denis, a resident of Okidi village in Atiak Sub County and Opio Walter from Lira district.
The injured are Sadiq Okeny, Okot Alex, Ken Masette, Ssemyalo Aziz, Walugira Alfat and Nyakuni Alex.
According to reports the Isuzu vehicle registration number UBE 246W lost control and overturned several times while rushing a casual worker of Atiak sugar works to Atiak Health center IV after he fell off from a ladder and sustained injuries.
Jimmy Patrick Okema, the Aswa river region police spokesperson confirmed the accident, adding the driver has been arrested to help police with the investigations.