A confused truck driver from billionaire Sikander Lalani’s Roofings Limited failed to maneuver asteep 200 metre slope in the infamous black spot in Towei, just after Sipi killing five people.
The accident happened at around 10am on Sunday at Kongowo Village, Kongowo Parish in Kapsinda sub-county.
Daily Monitor’s Allan Chekwech said the truck, had gone to deliver a consignment of construction materials to VS HYDRO construction company in Kaserem, about 30 kilometers to Kapchorwa Town.
But unfamiliar with the area, the drivers missed the site and proceeded to Kapchorwa Town where they were advised to make a return trip when the accident happened.
The 13-year-old who was killed was identified as Davis Cherop, a pupil of Amukul Primary School. A girl identified as Sarah Chebet, who was also digging, was rushed to hospital in critical condition but died hours later.
Assistant Inspector of police Alfred Nkwasibwe, the officer in charge traffic Kapchorwa, said they were still investigating the matter.