ACCIDENT: A trailer carrying refreshments (soda and mineral water) has crashed 3 vehicles including taxis along Kampala- Mityana road at Buloba on Saturday evening 1st April, 2023
According to the statement released by the Traffic Police spokesperson ASP Faridah Nampiima, the driver of the trailer UAX 628S lost control at Buloba, in a corner branching off to Forest Park beach and crashed vehicles which were trailing behind it.
“Preliminary findings indicate that motor vehicle registration number UAX628S Scania loaded with parked water from Kampala side heading to Mityana, had a tyre Burst and lost control and rammed into five motor vehicles; UBE 613E Toyota Hiace , UAR 175W Isuzu Elf, UAX783F Mitsubishi Pajero and UFL 384D Bajaj Boxer, killing five people on spot.” Nampiima said
Among the dead, two were passengers from motor vehicle reg no UAV 515J, other two from UBE 613E Toyota Hiace and the fifth was the Bodaboda rider.
Unidentified number of victims have been rushed to Mulago Hospital for medical help.
Inquiries into the matter are underway and more details will be availed in due course, Police said.
Its a developing story, details coming in shortly. However, check on your relatives and friends travelling this evening.