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Four Killed in Kyankwanzi Accident

The accident occurred on Sunday Morning at Kikonda trading centre in Nsambya sub-county Kyankwanzi district. It involved a taxi registration number UBF 037D and a motorcycle registration number UEM 322X.
Four people have been killed and five others in an accident on the Hoima- Kampala road in Kyankwazi district.

The accident occurred on Sunday Morning at Kikonda trading centre in Nsambya sub-county Kyankwanzi district.  It involved a taxi registration number UBF 037D and a motorcycle registration number UEM 322X.

Shaban Teko, the officer in charge of Traffic at Kyankwazi central police station, says that the driver of the speeding taxi which was heading to Hoima town rammed into a cyclist that was attempting to join the road at Kikonda trading centre.

The taxi overturned several times causing death of three passengers in the taxi. The cyclist also died on spot. 

The deceased persons have been identified as Edward Butera 22, a resident of Kikonda in Kyankwanzi district, Godfrey Mutibwa 30, a resident of Hoima town and Paul Asingura 34, a resident of Buyaga in Kibaale district while the fourth victim is yet to be identified. 

The injured persons were rushed to Kiboga General hospital.

Teko fears that the death toll could rise since some of the injured persons are in critical condition.



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