Seven Confirmed Dead, others severally Injured in Nakasongola Bus accident


By Xpress Times Reporter

Seven people have been confirmed dead and 11 others injured in a road accident involving a Roblyn Coaches Bus and a parked truck that had developed a Mechanical Condition at Namayonjo village, Nakasongola District Wednesday morning.

Mr Christopher Ssendijja, the Officer in Charge Nakasongola Police Station said five people died on the spot while two of the victims died as they were being rushed to hospital.

“We rushed at the accident scene at 1:00am and tried our best to ensure that we save lives from the accident wreckage on the Kampala-Gulu Highway. It is unfortunate that 2 of the injured victims of the accident were pronounced dead on their way to hospital,”

“We have always cautioned drivers to ensure that they get police help and ensure that the road is secured when their respective vehicles develop mechanical problems. In this particular accident, there were no road signs to warn the other road users about the parked truck that had developed a mechanical problem.”

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