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15 people are feared dead in a road accident at Kamdini

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A Serious accident at Adebe in Kamdini. Roblyn bus from Kampala heading to Kitgum knocked a trailer. So far 15 people are dead. “We are still helping the living one at Aber hospital” an eye witness said.

Statement on fatal accident in Kamdini Oyam District

Police in Kamdini have registered a nasty accident where lives have been lost and unspecified number of victims rushed to Atapara Hospital for treatment.
It’s alleged that Bus Registration Number UAT 259P which belongs to Roblyn bus company was traveling from Kampala to Gulu ramped into a stationary trailer at around midnight of the 6th January 2023 along Kampala-Gulu highway, allegedly the trailer was loading at Adebe trading center just one kilometer to corner Kamdini check point.
Police traffic and general duty visited the scene immediately on receiving the report and confirmed 11 people died on spot while 4 others died from the hospital meaning so far a total of 15 dead bodies and yet to be identified number of victims rushed to Atapara Hospital, some in critical condition for treatment.
Dead bodies conveyed to Anyeke Health IV pending postmortem.
Cause of the accident is yet to be established but preliminary findings indicates wrong parking by the trailer driver with no warning signs.
It’s a very unfortunate incident, we call for calmness from members of the public, our condolences to the bereaved families.
More details to follow.
SP Patrick Jimmy Okema
PRO-North Kyoga
6th Jan 2023.
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