Two Dead, 20 Injured In Ntungamo Road Accident

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Two people were on Thursday morning killed on the spot after two buses collided head on at Kyangara village, 6 kilometers on Ntungamo Rukungiri road.

Two people were on Thursday morning killed on the spot after two buses collided head on at Kyangara village, 6 kilometers on Ntungamo Rukungiri road.
 
At least 20 people were injured in the accident.
 
The Ntungamo police station boss Isiko Jeremiah identified the dead as Bongyererwa Joram, a resident of Rushoka II in Kayonza parish Ntungamo district and Twesigye Baheka of Nyabushenyi, Kashabo in Kisoro district.
 
He said the accident involved a Kalita bus registration number UAK 977U coming from Kyenjojo to Kabale, and a Perfect Coach bus number UAJ 794U coming from Kampala to Kisizi in Rukungiri. The Kalita bus overturned after the collition.
 
Isiko said the Kalita bus had some hours before been involved in a robbery incident at Kibatsi swamp near Kagamba Secondary School with some passengers being harmed using the machete.
 
An eye witness Bagambagye Ismail who was in the bus said the driver’s hand was cut during the robbery incident. However police says it has not seen the driver. Mr. Isiko said the Kalita driver may have gotten involved in the accident because shock.
 

 

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