Masaka accident

Police at Lweera along the Kampala-Masaka highway this morning at around 7:30am, registered a fatal accident that claimed 2 lives.

The accident involved motor vehicle reg no UAV 310Y (Prado) that was being driven by Tumusiime William.

According to Faridah Nampiima the Traffic Police spokeswoman, the vehicle was moving from Masaka heading to Kampala.

Nampiima explains that the accident happened after a boda boda rider who was moving in front of the Prado turned from left to right without indicating and in the process, the Prado driver tried to dodge the rider and ended up losing control of his vehicle, knocked the boda boda rider and killed him on the spot.

 Nampiima says Yesse Mubangizi Kamanyire, an occupant of the vehicle died moments after reaching Nkozi Hospital.

Three other people who were passengers in the Prado including Kasagwa Ephraim   72 , sustained serious injuries and he’s admitted at Nkozi hospital while Mugabi Philimon sustained minor injuries.

The cause of the accident has been attributed to the boda boda rider who carelessly turned off from the road.

The boda boda rider has been identified as Lukyamuzi Samuel a 42 year old.


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