40 Injured in Bushenyi-Mbarara Accident

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In short
The bus registration number UAT 395 P ISUZU type belonging to Swift Safaris bus company lost control after hitting a road hump at Kitoojo before veering off the road and overturning.

Greater Bushenyi regional police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime says that the exact number of injured is not yet known since the injured were rushed to different facilities depending on the type of injuries sustained.

Over 40 people have been injured in an accident along the Bushenyi-Mbarara High way.


The accident happened at 10:30 am at Kitoojo in Sheema district.


 The bus registration number UAT 395 P ISUZU belonging to Swift Safaris Bus Company lost control after hitting a road hump at Kitoojo before veering off the road and overturning.


Greater Bushenyi regional police spokesperson Martial Tumusiime says that the exact number of the injured passengers is not yet known since they were rushed to Kampala international University hospital in Ishaka - Bushenyi Municipality management.

Tumusiime says that preliminary reports indicate that the bus driver was over speeding.

Tumusiime says that the driver of the Swift bus was trying to compete for passengers with another bus belonging to Kingo coaches.

//Cue out: "yaaba eriimu….


Cue out…speed neyiita:"//

Juliet Kansiime a survivor says that the driver was over speeding at the time of the accident.