Uganda Police confirms that three people have died on the spot and more escaped with injuries in a fatal accident along Bukoto-Kisasi bridge involving a heavy trailer of china made and other cars.
The accident occurred at around 9:00pm when a Sino-Truck registration number UAZ 164D failed to brake and smashed seven vehicles, killing three people instantly.
According to a police report, at least four people have been rushed to different health facilities while the bodies of the deceased have been conveyed to the city mortuary of Mulago for Postmortem.
“Efforts are underway to have the road cleared and also ascertain what exactly caused the accident,” the police reports.
According to eyewitnesses, the driver of the truck has escaped unhurt.
“Maybe it could be internal bleeding, but he went out fine,” an eye witness told the Homeland.
“He went out and said he is in so much pain,” the witness said.
The eyewitness added that the deceased include two Indians and one Ugandan.
At the time, Onyango said efforts were under way to have the road cleared and ascertain what exactly caused the accident.
Later, Deputy Kampala Metropolitan Police spokesperson Luke Owoyesigyire said they were investigating the accident.
He said the driver of the truck was on the run. According to Police, the dead were in a Toyota Noah car (UAX 153S).
The other five cars involved were a Subaru, a blue Volvo, an Ipsum, a Mercedez Benz, and a silver Premio.
“The Indians died on spot, but the Ugandan got out alive, he only died when we got him out of the car and left him by the road. These were all in a Toyota Noah,” the witness said,
More details coming trust the Homeland Newspaper…..