By Elly Katahinga
At least three people have been confirmed dead following an accident along Ntungamo Kabale road Saturday afternoon.
The accident happened at Kamwosya; 7 kilometers off Ntungamo Rukungiri road after a Tipper Canter lorry Reg. No. UAM 856F had a head on collision with a commuter taxi reg. No. UAZ 062P at around 2:30pm.
Police and eyewitnesses say the lorry was trying to dodge collision with a stationary Fuso truck on the road side ramming into the oncoming taxi which was also at terrible speed.
Both drivers died on the spot while a passenger in the taxi died on the way to Itojo hospital. Other 8 passengers were seriously injured.
Cryton Byakatonda; an eye witness says the two vehicles were speeding and, the lorry that was coming from Kabale direction abandoned its course only to ram into the taxi.
The body of the taxi driver; Warren Turyomurugyendo was removed after some hours by police fire squad as it was trapped up in the wreckage.
The lorry driver yet to be identified died after falling off from the front windscreen following the deadly collision.