Four dead, others rushed to hospital following accident on Mbarara-Ntungamo highway
Four people are dead following an accident along the Mbarara-Ntungamo Highway in Rwampara district that occurred around 1 pm at Rugando trading centre on Thursday.
The Rwizi regional Traffic Officer Justin Opus identified one of the deceased as Sulaiman Mutimba, the driver of Isuzu Bus registration number UBG 789J, while the other victims are two Juveniles and one female whose identities weren’t readily available by press time.
The accident involved a bus and Nissan Datsun car registration number UAE 907H whose driver identified as Joseph Gumisiriza was rushed to hospital in critical condition.
Preliminary investigations show over-speeding as the cause of the accident while though inquiries are still ongoing.
The two vehicles were towed to Mbarara Police Station Yard.