The crash occurred Friday night in Kiryandongo, a city about 140 miles north of the capital, Kampala.
“We proceed to thank all these which were working in saving lives plus the Law enforcement officials that labored since final night in service of the folks,” the Uganda Police Pressure tweeted from its official account Saturday. “Fast restoration to the injured. RIP to the useless.”
The accident concerned a passenger bus and one other massive truck, in accordance with the Uganda Crimson Cross Society. The help group stated the loss of life toll was as excessive as 40.
Fourteen different passengers had been injured and airlifted to a hospital in Kampala, police stated. Authorities launched the names of the deceased Saturday afternoon and urged drivers to make use of “care and warning” on the roads.