Bujjuko-Mityana Road accident claims 10

At least ten people died instantly and several others were injured in a Saturday nasty accident that happened at Balisaanga Namabaale a few meters away from Bujjuuko town, 17 miles along Kampala- Mityana road. According to eyewitness, the accident happened when an over speeding truck registration number UAQ 267Q loaded with timbers attempted to overtake another FUSO truck registration number UAQ 013D overloaded with farmers produce heading to Nakasero market.

However, the driver of UAQ 267Q noticed there was another car coming from Kampala, he tried come-back in his lane only to hit the back of the overloaded Fuso with farmers on top of the truck. The dead were identified as Mike Mugerwa from Gombe, Nalongo Harriet Nalubowa and Johh Bisasao from Katuuso-Muduma (the two are said to be ex-lovers), Lazarius Sukuru ( was waiting for taxi to Kampala) unidentified crime preventer.


The incident happened at 11:00 on satuday night. The injured were rushed to Mulago for treatment. The Kampala Metropolitan traffic police officer ASP Patrick Mungusa, attributed the accident to over speeding and reckless driving. The drivers of two Fuso trucks took off after the incident.

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