Details Of Deadly Masaka Road Accident Victims Emerge

Details Of Deadly Masaka Road Accident Victims Emerge

By Our Reporter

The police have unveiled details of some of the passengers who perished in an accident that occurred along the Masaka- Mbarara Road on Thursday, in which 14 people died.

Although 14 people died, the police have since managed to identify only 11 of them and are working on identifying the rest.

The fatal accident occurred at around 7:00Am, after a Tanzanian trailer registration number TH77 BVW / T433 BDY Mercedes Benz collided head-on with a Toyota Hiace, registration number UBE 995C, that was coming from Sembabule-Matete to Kampala.

The wreckage of the commuter taxi that was crashed by a trailer

The deceased who died on spot included 5 females, 2 male juveniles and 7 male adults, according to the police.

The bodies of the victims were conveyed to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for Postmortem examination, from where they were later identified as follows and according to ASP Muhammad Nsubuga, the Greater Masaka Regional Publicist, they include;

Nakalule shadia

She is a female juvenile resident of Kasambya Village, Matete Sub-County Sembabule District.

Nankya Maimuna

A 70-year-old, resident of Kasambya Village, Mateete Sub-county Sembabule District. 

Nakitto Maimuna

A 20-year-old resident of Kasambya Village Sembabule District.

Musasizi Moses

A 28-year-old Burundi National, resident of Bininkiliro Village Sembabule.

Magero Moses

A 49-year-old resident of Kasana Village Mawogola Sub County Sembabule District.

Mwanje Abubaker

A 40-year-old Rwandan National, resident of Mateete town council Sembabule District.

Kisawuzi Benard

A male Juvenile aged 10 years, resident of Manyama B zone, Mateete town council, Sembabule District.

Matuusa Sara

A 25-year-old resident of Mateete town council, Sembabule District.

Katete Francis

A 58-year-old resident of Mateete sub-county, Sembabule District.

Mudiiba Sharim

A female juvenile aged 14 years, resident of Salama Munyonyo, Kampala. 

Natasha Rita

A aged 18 years, resident of Bamwede LC1 Sembabule District.

The police also revealed that one of the victims who is in critical condition, is admitted at Masaka Regional Referral Hospital undergoing treatment.

Details of the other victims will be availed after the police complete investigations into the matter.

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