A super custom vehicle registration UAW 953L heading in the opposite direction rammed into a bus registration number UAU 379R destined to Kampala city killing two of its occupants and injured one.
Two people have been killed and one injured in an accident
involving a Gaagaa bus in Luweero town council along Kampala-Gulu highway.
The accident occurred on Sunday at 5:00 am opposite Luweero District Education
department office near Don Petro Station in Luweero town council.
A super custom vehicle registration UAW 953L heading in the opposite
direction rammed into a bus registration number UAU 379R destined to Kampala
city killing two of its occupants and injured one.
The dead have been identified as Alex Tebenderena the Director of Junior Legacy
School who is also Field officer of Forum for Women in Democracy- Luweero
branch and another identified only as Molly. The injured victim is yet to be
identified after he fled from the accident scene.
The deceased were heading home located at Kasaala village from Kasana, Luweero
town where they spent the night allegedly in the bar.
The Officer in Charge of Luweero Traffic Police George Bukenya says that no casualties were registered in the bus.
He blamed the accident on the reckless driving by the driver of super custom
vehicle and asked the road users to be extra vigilant especially at night.
Policemen with the help from residents removed the dead bodies
from the wreckage of the vehicle and transferred them to Luweero hospital
The wreckage of the vehicle and Bus were later towed to Luweero Central Police
Station to ease traffic.
The occupants of Gaagaa bus boarded taxis to proceed to Kampala.
At least five people have died in Luweero and Nakasongola districts along
Kampala-Gulu highway since December 20th 2019.