Panic as Rukungiri-Kampala bound bus overturns, injures 16 Passengers
At least 16 people have been rushed to Doctor’s Case Clinic and Kalori Lwanga Hospital Nyakibale in Rukungiri for medical attention after a bus they were traveling in was involved in an accident along Rukungiri-Kanungu road this morning.
The passengers were aboard a bus belonging to High Way Coaches bus company registration number UAZ 321W, which was heading to Kampala from Kihihi in Kanungu District.
A total of 33 passengers were on board.
According to Edward Turyomunsi an eyewitness, the bus failed to climb the lane before it reversed back and rolled several times injuring passengers.
The Rukungiri District Officer in- charge traffic Paddy Atwijukye says that the injured who are all residents of Kambuga Sub County in Kanungu district were rushed to the hospital and ttributes the accident to poor mechanical condition of the bus. He also says that they are looking for the driver of the bus who fled immediately after the accident.