5 people have perished this morning in an accident along the Kampala Masaka Highway

ASP Faridah Nampiima, the Traffic police spokesperson says the accident occured on 26th Dec 2022, at around 0700/c,  at Kibukuta Swamp along the Kampala Masaka highway that claimed the lives of five people. 

The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UBM 489B Toyota Hiace  and motor vehicle reg no. UAM445B Mercedes Benz,

Nampiima says both vehicles were moving from Kampala side to Masaka.

The deceased whose identities have not been established yet, inlcude three  female adults while the 2 are male adults  who were passengers in the Toyota Hiance, while also five unknown victims rushed to Nkozi Hospital all from the Benz.

mampiiha suspected the cause ofthe accident to be over speeding by both vehicles where by both vehicles were coming from the same direction and the Mercedes Benze was overtaking in a terrible speed and lost control   knocked the toyota Hiace which went off road and over turned and the Benz over turned too.

Namppima called on all road users to be vigilant and observe maximum road discipline. 


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