The accident occurred this morning at Nyarongo village, Kabwoya sub-county as more than 60 students on board were returning from a field practice in Kyangwali sub-county. They were travelling in their school bus registration number UAY 170H when the tragedy occurred.
Nyakojo who was riding a motorcycle whose registration number is yet to be established rammed into a stationary numberless tractor that that been parked by the road side on Tuesday evening at around 7:30pm.
The crash occurred when a Fuso lorry registration number UAP 038X carrying over 50 business men and women from Masindi heading to Bugoigo market in Buliisa district lost control and veered off the road overturning several times. The accident occurred at the Butiaba Escarpment in Butiaba sub county at around 11am.
According to Kaahwa, the accident occurred when the land cruiser registration number UAJ 036A that was transporting the tourists to towards Masaka rammed into a trailer registration number UBB 170D belonging to the Masaka based Muto Hardware that was destined for Kampala.
Aswa River Region Police Spokesperson Patrick Jimmy Okema says that the tanker registration number KBV 279 F/ ZE 3687 Mercedes Benz Actross was carrying flammable liquid from Kenya through Uganda to South Sudan.
The deceased have been identified as Constable Daniel Kule, a driver of the canine unit vehicle registration number UP 7527 and Detective Constable Wilson Mbusa. The two had taken a juvenile offender to Kitumba Remand home in Kabalore district for detention when the tragedy occurred
His family, led by Gerald Sebandeke states that Kidega's driver Elvis Kinene negligently drove the said vehicle at a high speed and lost control, swerving off the road into the opposite lane and ran over a motorcycle which Nakibinge was riding. The same motorcycle has a passenger who sustained serious injuries from the accident.
According to Habarulema, the accident occurred when the driver of the tipper, which was loaded with bricks and cement lost control as he tried to negotiate a corner forcing the truck to overturn in Semuliki national park.
Micheal Karugire, an eyewitness says that two trailers were trying to save a mentally impaired woman who was crossing the road. Although the first trailer stopped to give her safe passage, the second one hit a Premio which ended up in the building that housed retail shops and a drug store.
Kayanja’s vehicle, which had four people on board, swerved off the road after a tyre burst and overturned more than three times towards Kajjansi junction along the Expressway. This is the third accident to occur on the Express way this week.