Saturday June 9, 2018
By Barak Tukashaba
One pupil has died on spot, 8 critically injured and over 50 sustained
minor injuries after the vehicle they were traveling in involved in a
nasty accident in Buyanja sub county, Rukungiri district.
The incident happened Friday 8th 2018 evening at around 11:00hours
after the motor vehicle registration number UAW043Q Fuso fighter
reversed and overturned a long Kyamakanda Buyanja road.
The deceased has been identified as Isaac Ainebyona aged 13years, a P.5
pupil, a son to Tugume Abel Baryija and others that were injured
were rushed to St. Karoli Lwanga Hospital Nyakibale where they are
admitted in critical condition.
According to the eye witness ambrose Niwamaya said that the vehicle
had failed to climb a steep hail road at Omumuyanja, Biguri,
Kyamakanda in Buyanja sub county hence reversing and overturned
leaving one dead and others injured.
The pupils were all from Kyamutariga primary school in Kebison sub
county Rukungiri district and they were heading to Rukungiri main
stadium in the ongoing trade show.
According to the OC traffic Rukungiri police station Irene Nangwe said
that police is still investigating the exact cause of the accident and
hunting for the driver of the motor vehicle only identified as
Anthony who took off after causing the accident.
She said that the deceased body was taken to Nyakibale hospital for
postmortem and later handed over to the parents for decent burial and
that the vehicle is detained at Rukungiri police waiting for its
Over one hundred pupils were all traveling in the same vehicle that
involved in an accident and were all injured.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website