Police at kinoni has registered a fatal accident at Kyoja Trading Centre along the  Masaka-Mbarara highway, claiming lives of nine people on spot.

According to ASP Faridah Nampiima the traffic police spokesperson, the accident involved motor vehicle registration number  UBL 314C an  Alphad, that was traveling  from Kampala heading to Mbarara  and motor vehicle reg no SSD 327S/SSD 137Q that was from  Mbarara/Kinoni town.

The two motor vehicles had a head on collision.

Preliminary findings indicate that the  alphard driver was at high speed and was keeping right, where he crashed head on with the fuel tanker killing nine people on spot who were passengers in the alphard.

The deceased include, seven adults and two juveniles.

The driver of the fuel truck and his turn man, sustained injuries and were rushed for treatment in Masaka referral hospital.

Nampiima says more Inquiries into the incident are underway and more details will be availed in due course.
She warned all motorists traveling to upcountry for Easter celebrations to drive carefully, avoid speeding, phone driving, drink driving and all other road indiscipline that result into accidents.


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