By Ivan Mwine
As we head into the festive season, there is need to bee extra cautious, especially when driving along the deadly Masaka-Kampala Road, which is known for deadly accidents.
Just this morning, one person died instantly and others sustained grave injuries after two trucks that were being driven at breakneck speed crushed head-on.
According to ASP Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Public Relations Officer (PRO), the territorial Police at Kakoni, Katonga, in Mpigi district, along the Kampala-Masaka Road, has today November 08, 2022, registered a fatal accident that occurred at around 0140hrs.
Nampiima said that; “The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UBL314Z (Sino Truck) and motor vehicle registration number UBK 530T (Fuso Truck).”
She added that the Sino Truck driver died on spot, while the co-driver was left severely injured and was rushed by police to Nkozi hospital in critical condition.
She also revealed that the driver of the Fuso and the occupants (all not yet identified) were taken to different clinics for medical examination.
The Traffic Police publicist noted however that the cause of accident had not yet been established and the police are already investigating the matter to find what really caused the tragedy.
Meanwhile, the body of the deceased has since been conveyed to Nkozi Hospital by police for postmortem examination as investigations into the matter continue.