By Ivan Mwine
At least people have been confirmed by the police to have died and several others injured in a terrible accident that occurred on Tuesday in Migyera, in Nakasongola District.
According to the traffic police, the unfortunate incident occurred after a commuter taxi got a puncture before it veered off the road and overturned several times.
“The territorial Police at Migyera has today 17.05.2022, at around 11.30am, registered a single fatal accident, involving a taxi registration number UAX, 303F that was traveling from Masindi to Kampala,” AIP Faridah Nampiima, the traffic police Public Relations Officer (PRO) said in a statement.
Nampiima added that; “The accident happened 10kms to Migyera Town. It’s alleged that the Taxi had a tyre burst, and lost control, overturning and killing three people on spot – two female adults and one female juvenile.”
She also revealed that the injured have been rushed to nearby health centres for first aid and medical attention.
The incident comes few days after at least 22 people died in a terrible accident that occurred in a few kilometres to Fort Portal when a bus belonging to Link Bus Company lost control and overturned several times.