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3 Dead In Kisoro Road Accident

Three people were killed and four others injured in an accident along Kagarama-Heisesero road in Rubanda District.
Three people were killed and four others injured in an accident along Kagarama-Heisesero road in Rubanda District.

  

The Thursday occurred at around 09:30pm at Ahamukaaka cell, Kyenyi Parish, Muko Sub County, Rubanda District. An Isuzu Elf lorry registration number UAN 306U that was coming from Kisoro veered off the road and rolled several times into the Valley. The driver had made a stopover on top of a hill and moved out of the vehicle.

  

The dead have been identified as Nyansio Rwankwenda Kyarisima the lorry driver, Anna Koojo,  a resident of Kibuzigye in Kagarama parish and Harriet Bakyarihamwe from Bushuura Parish in Bubaare sub county, Rubanda District.

  

The injured are; Annah Ziraga 43, from Nyabikoni in Kabale Municipality, Maria Kyarikunda 52, Judith Aharimpisya and Novia Twikirize, from Kibuzigye in Bubaare Sub county.

  

Twikirize told URN that the dead and some of the injured had tried to stop the vehicle from rolling back.

  

Kigezi regional Police spokesperson, Elly Maate says that two died on spot while Bakyarihamwe died today at around 10:00am at Kabale Regional Referral Hospital where the injured are receiving treatment. The bodies of the deceased are also lying at the Hospital Mortuary for postmortem.

This brings to 22 the number of people killed in road accidents in the last three days. Just yesterday, nine people perished and 16 sustained injuries at Kamutuuza trading centre along the Kampala-Masaka highway.  The accident occurred when a High Way Coaches bus registration number UAX 236M heading for Kanungu reportedly collided with a stationary trailer truck. Just a day earlier, another accident claimed 10 lives near Kamdini in Oyam district.

 

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