Three of the dead are Hebert Byamukama, a resident of Kyaduri Kyenjojo District, Consolata Katusabe from the same address, and another only identified as Agondeze. Police are yet to establish the identities of other male victims.
The CAO Anselim Kyaligonza has cancelled the transfer of Dr. Sekanabo and ordered him to return to Karugutu Health Centre IV where he was working as a surgeon without giving any reasons for the decision.
"Later I saw a cloth I had dressed my 2months daughter in, I rushed and picked her up but she was dead, and when I ran to check on the other bodies I noticed that all my children were dead in a pool of blood, that was the last thing I remember only to woke up in the hospital.” - 30-year-old Nansubuga.
According to police, 20 people aboard the link coach registration number UBA 003S that was heading to Kampala from Bundibugyo district died on the spot when the bus veered off the road and overturned several times.
Many people can be seen gathering around the mortuary wailing and sobbing, attempting to gain access to the doorway. Hospital management at one time had to seek assistance from the UPDF personnel to manage the crowds.
Amuza Ategeka, the chairperson of the Boda Boda riders in Kagadi town, says that it’s no longer cost-effective to continue charging passengers the old fares given the high fuel prices. He says that they resolved to introduce new fares to cover their members from losses.
Addressing mourners during special prayers for the soul of Nurse Peruse Banura on Wednesday afternoon at St. Luke’s church of Uganda in Kagadi town, Dr. Aidah Kenseko (relative to the deceased) said according to the postmortem report, Banura died after some of her vessels transporting blood to the heart got narrowed.
According to Rosemary Bico, the Officer in Charge of the Criminal Investigations Department-CID, the accident occurred around 1:00 am on Wednesday along Kagadi-Hoima road in Kaitemba village Mabaale Sub County when the driver of the Fuso truck Registration number UBF 845Y lost control at a HILL near Kaitemba trading Centre and rammed into a house.
Alice Kabasana, the head of the laity in Kagadi archdeaconry and deputy head of the laity of Bunyoro Kitara diocese is optimistic that the diocese will come with various developments. She asked Christians to work jointly to ensure their dream is fulfilled.