Terrible: Five Dead, Scores Injured In Kyegegwa Accident

Terrible: Five Dead, Scores Injured In Kyegegwa Accident

By Ivan Mwine

At least five people have been confirmed to have died and several others injured in a terrible accident that occurred today in Kyegegwa District.

According to ASP Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic Police Spokesperson, the  horrible incident occurred after a commuter taxi registration number  UBK 077S,  a Toyota Hiace, got aa puncture before it rolled several times.


“ The accident happened at Kyasitiri along the Kyenjojo-Kyegegwa Highway, which claimed lives of five  people, seriously injuring other eight,” Nampiima said in a statement.

She added that; “The five deceased persons have been identified as Byamukama Hebert aged 46 years, Katusabe Consolata aged 47 years and a male juvenile only identified as  Agondeze all residents of Kyaduri Kyenjojo District,  plus two unidentified male adults.”

Nampiima identified the injured as; Nabagereka aged  59 years,  resident of Hesi Bunyangabo District, Asaba Bibohere, aged 44 years, resident of   Kyarusozi Kyenjojo District, Katesigwa Noah, aged  45years,   resident of   Kyaduri Kyenjojo District,  Wabaire Sam aged 32 years, resident of   Rweza Makindye Ssabagabo, Junior Samuel aged  20 years,  resident of   Mugusu Bunyangabo District, Atuhaire Fatuma  aged 32 years, resident of  Mabira Kyaduri, Kyenjojo District and Kemigabo Juliet 27 years, a resident of   Kicucu Bunyangabo District.

She revealed that the injured were all rushed to Mubende referral Hospital for further Management, while the bodies of the deceased were conveyed   to Kyegegwa Hospital mortuary for postmortem as investigations into the incident  continue.


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