Ismail Kasasa, an eye witness, says the Movit truck rammed into the school bus as it tried to make a U turn to enter Victoria Mall. According to Kasasa, the driver tried to save the children but the bus the fell in the trench and overturned three times.
Some of the School Children involved in the accident
Several pupils of St Agnes primary school in
Entebbe are admitted in Entebbe Grade B General Hospital and Emmanuel
hospital in Katabi following a motor accident.
The pupils were injured on Friday afternoon
when the school bus they were traveling in for the Inter School’s Cricket
and Woodball games in Lugogo, Kampala collided with a Movit truck along Entebbe road, close to Victoria mall in Entebbe municipality.
Ismail Kasasa, an eye witness, says the Movit
truck rammed into the school bus as it tried to make a U turn to enter Victoria
Mall. According to Kasasa, the driver tried to save the children but the
bus fell in a trench and overturned three times.
Some of the children sustained major injuries
while others escaped with minor injuries. Those with minor injuries were rushed
to Entebbe Grade B general hospital while those with major injuries ended up in
Emmanuel hospital in Katabi.
Three of those admitted at Entebbe Hospital with fractures are Amos Nkurunziza, Stella Namusisi and Alex Lukyamuzi. Brian Waiswa, the Director Emmanuel hospital,
says the children will be better as they are working on them.
bodaboda cyclist whose identity hasn’t been established was also involved in the same accident.
He sustained injuries and was also
rushed to Entebbe grade B hospital. Residents say several accidents
occur around Victoria Mall each day.