By Ivan Mwine
At least three people are confirmed to have died on spot and four others sustained injuries following a nasty accident that occurred in Najjembe township, along the Jinja-Kampala Highway, on Saturday January 1, 2022.
According to eyewitnesses, the tragedy occurred at around 10:30Pm, happened after a trailer that was heading to Kampala from Jinja collided head-on with the Premio car which was heading to Jinja from Kampala, a few meters before Mabira Forest.
Following the nasty crashing, three people whose identities are yet to be established, died on spot, while four others sustained severe injuries.
The traffic police and members of the Red Cross reached the scene shortly after the accident to rescue the casualties, who were rushed to hospital.
Two of the survivors were admitted to Kawolo Hospital for first aid while the other two were referred to Mulago National Referral Hospital for specialised medical attention because of the severe injuries they had sustained.
By press time however the traffic police had not yet issued a statement about the horrible accident or revealed the identities of the deceased, although we shall bring the details as and when they do avail them.