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Several people are feared dead while others have been severely injured following a motor accident on Kampala-Masaka road. Courtesy photo

Several Feared Dead in Kampala-Masaka Road Accident

According to Police, the accident occurred at Kalandazi swamp when a Toyota Hiace Reg. No. UBE 689B overturned several times after a tyre burst. The vehicle, with 14passengers on board was heading to Kampala from Masaka at the time of the accident.
posted onOctober 1, 2018
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By Fred Kiva

Several people are feared dead while others have been severely injured following a motor accident on Kampala-Masaka road.

According to Police, the accident occurred at Kalandazi swamp when a Toyota Hiace Reg. No. UBE 689B overturned several times after a tyre burst. The vehicle, with 14passengers on board was heading to Kampala from Masaka at the time of the accident.

“Onboard there were 14 passengers and six were critically injured and were rushed to Nkozi hospital,” a brief police statement indicated.

However, photos on social media showed a number of passengers who appeared to be dead, lying at the accident scene. Other reports indicated that three people had died.

“We caution motorists not to over speed and drive after thoroughly checking the mechanical conditions of their vehicles,” the police warned.

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