MP Mwijukye Survives Lynching After His Car Knocks Two Dead On Masaka High Way

MP Mwijukye Survives Lynching After His Car Knocks Two Dead On Masaka High Way

By Simon Abaho

Buhweju County Member of Parliament and  Shadow Minister for Trade & Industry, Hon. Francis Mwijukye has survived a nasty accident. The accident occurred Sunday evening at Buwama in Mpigi.

MP Mwijukye and his wife have been rushed to International Hospital Kampala with ‘severe injuries.

The accident occurred at 6pm after the legislator’s Land Cruiser Prado car with a personalized number plate ‘MP WAITU’, knocked two pedestrians dead and injured a motorcyclist who was riding a bike Registration Number UDX577E.

MP Mwijukye’s car after the accident

Eyewitnesses say the incident was caused by a boda boda cyclist who suddenly joined the road causing about four cars to hit one another.

Masaka road is notoriously dangerous, having deteriorated in recent years through lack of maintenance.

Drivers are forced on to the wrong side to weave around potholes.

Buhweju County Member of Parliament (MP), Mr Francis Mwijukye also survived lynching by angry residents after his car allegedly knocked two children dead at Mbizzinya–Kyengera Village near Buwama Town along Kampala-Masaka highway.

Police identified the deceased as Florence Nabukenya, 13 and Tadeous Lubyayi, 9- both from the same family and residents of Mbizinya Village, Buwama Town Council.

Mr Mwijukye was in the car together with three other occupants who sustained minor injuries, according to Police.

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