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One Dead, Six Injured as Fuso Overturns along Kampala-Masaka Highway

posted onSeptember 22, 2022

One person has been confirmed dead and six were injured after a Fuso Fighter truck overturned at Kavule swamp along the Kampala-Masaka Highway, ASP Faridah Nampiima, the spokesperson for Traffic and Road Safety, said in a statement.

According to the statement, the truck was carrying Matooke and it overturned in the process brushing on the side of a Toyota Noah.

"The territorial Police in Mpigi has today morning September 22 registered a fatal accident at Kavule swamp along the Kampala-Masaka Highway involving motor vehicle [registration number] UBE 141A (Fuso Fighter) was loaded with matooke and was traveling from Masaka side heading to Kampala," reads the statement.

"The motor vehicle overturned and fell on the lane of Kampala to Masaka, found a Toyota Noah registration number UAZ 401K (blue in color) which was brushed on the sides of the driver side in the process of sliding," adds the statement.

"So far one female adult has been confirmed dead and around six victims rushed to Double Cure Hospital for first aid treatment."

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