Forty People Injured In Kyenjojo Accident

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Samuel Bagonza, an eyewitness said that the Fort Portal bound trailer reg. No. UAM 198T was avoiding a motorcyclist when it rammed into the speeding bus in the opposite direction.

Forty passengers have been injured in a road accident in Kyenjojo district. 

The accident, involving a trailer and a bus belonging to Link bus company, occurred on Thursday night at Katobire in Rugombe, along the Fort Portal -Kyenjojo road.

Samuel Bagonza,  an eyewitness said that the Fort Portal bound trailer reg. No. UAM 198T was avoiding a motorcyclist when it rammed into the speeding bus in the opposite direction.

The bus reg.no UAM 476F overturned several times and plunged into a valley. Initial reports indicated that all passengers in the bus were dead.

However David Kwehamba, the officer in-charge traffic in Kyenjojo district, said that some of the passengers sustained broken arms and limbs.

The injured passengers were taken to Kyenjojo hospital, Butiti Health center III and Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital. No fatality has been reported so far.

 

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Emmanuel Kajubu
Emmanuel Kajubu is proud to have been the first Ugandan journalist to write in depth pieces about the Tooro Kingdom institution. His knowledge of the inner workings of the Tooro Kingdom is what made him privy to the splits in the royal family. These splits almost challenged Tooro Omukama Oyo Nyimba Iguru's reign.

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