Two confirmed dead, scores injured in Namboole round about accident

Wakiso – Two people have been confirmed dead in an accident which happened on Thursday evening on the Northern Bypass- Namboole Round.

The accident involved M/V Reg. UBD 520H Fuso Box Body, 13 other cars an 02 Motorcycles happened on Thursday evening on the Northern Bypass- Namboole at about 07:00pm.

According to initial reports by traffic police from first responders, the driver of of the truck, transporting maize from Nalya to Namboole, lost control at the roundabout, failed to brake, and rammed with 13 cars and 02 motorcycles, resulting in the loss of two lives.

The deceased persons include; one female Passenger on a motorcycle and a male yet to be identified.

An unspecified number of people were also injured and rushed to Gwatilo & Mulago Hospitals for treatment while, the two dead bodies were also conveyed to Mulago City mortuary.

Kananara says the Motor vehicles which were involved in the accident have been towed to Bweyogerere Police Station pending Inspection.

He notes that investigations into the cause of the crash have kicked off and the hunt for the Fuso driver who is on the run has also commenced.

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