The territorial traffic police at Masaka has today 28th December 2022, at around 7.30PM, registered a fatal accident that claimed lives of nine people. The accident happened at Kaganda towards Kyojja swamp in Kinoni Lwengo district along Masaka – Mbarara highway.
It is alleged that motor vehicle reg no RAF 168S/RL 1426 Mercedes Benz Actros trailer from Masaka heading to Mbarara side had a rear tyre bust, lost control crossed over to the lane of oncoming vehicles and rammed into motor vehicle reg no UBJ 084N Toyota hiace and UAP 126A Mark II Grand, from opposite direction travelling to Masaka, killing nine people on spot.
Twelve injured victims have been rushed to Masaka referral for first aidtreatment, and one in critical condition.
Our Fire and Rescue services personnel at the scene removing the stuck bodies.
Details of the deceased persons and the injured will be shared in due course. Our condolences to the family of the deceased persons and wish a quick recovery to the injured.
ASP FARIDAH NAMPIIMA
PRO TRAFFIC AND ROAD SAFETY
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