Two people were on Thursday killed in an accident in Butende trading centre, along the
Iganga-Busia highway. The dead have been identified as John Bosco Muyaka 22 and 25-year-old Sadrachi Kaziba.
The two were traveling in a commuter taxi registration number;
UAT 445P, from Busia to Iganga town. The driver is reported to have lost control
and rammed into a Fuso registration number; UAV 044G, that had been parked on the
people sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Iganga General Hospital.
Mwanda, the LCI Chairperson of Butende village says that the driver was overspeeding,
lost control and rammed into a parked FUSO.
that they used axes and hoes to remove the bodies and the survivors.
accident comes a day after one person died and five others were critically
injured on Wednesday along the Namutumba-Mbale road in Kalimila trading centre,
Namutumba town council.
Police Spokesperson, Diana Nandawula says that they have increased the number of
police personnel on the roads to enforce traffic guidelines along the major
highways, to curb road accidents.