According to Mwonda, they are about to sign a new output and performance road based contract on the north eastern road corridor of 350km from Soroti to Kamdini that will include strict measures on safety.
The Journalists were part of the team providing coverage to Yoweri Museveni, the National Resistance Movement NRM party presidential candidate. They were heading to Masaka after covering a campaign rally at Kiwangala play ground in Lwengo district.
The council, established under the Traffic and Road Safety Act 1998, to coordinate road safety activities and influence positive road safety behavior, received 150million Shillings from a budget ceiling of 300million Shillings to carry out operations across the country this financial year.
Savannah Regional Police Spokesperson Lameck Kigozi explains that the tragedy occurred at Wabigalo village near Nakasongola town when a Gaaga Services Bus registration number UAU 975 H rammed into a KK Coach registration number UAM 104H which was attempting to overtake another vehicle.
The Officer in charge of Traffic in Masaka, James Tebaijuka says that the motorcyclist and a woman that died in the accident could not be identified because they lacked identification documents. He says that the survivors were rushed to Masaka Referral hospital where they are hospitalized.
According to Sande Omolo, an eyewitness, the driver of the taxi which was heading to Kampala from Tororo collided with the corona vehicle as he attempted to overtake a trailer which was moving towards Bugiri.