THREE CONFIRMED DEAD, SEVERAL INJURED IN MBARARA ROAD ACCIDENT
By www.mknewslink.com reporter
Three people were today morning reported dead after an accident involving a Kasaba Bus that overturned at Kageti in Kiruhura district on the Mbarara-Kampala highway.
According to SSP.Kasasira; the Rwizi region police spokesperson, one of the dead was an adult.
“The bus was from Rukungiri district heading to Kampala. The driver lost control of the vehicle and it ended up overturning, leading to the fatal accident,” Kasasira said.
He said eight of the passengers who sustained serious injuries were rushed to Lyantonde Hospital and 15 to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital.
The Police is hunting down the driver, who remains at large, to help in investigations.
Kasasira cautioned bus owners to have sensitisation sessions with their drivers, especially on speed driving.
He said many accidents are caused by over speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol and some drivers being overworked.
Source:www.mknewslink.com; a western Uganda News website.