Six Seriously Injured in Rukungiri Bus Accident

Six people have been seriously injured following an accident involving a Bwindi-bound Bus in Rukungiri district.     

The accident happened on Saturday night at around 9:50 PM at Rwabigangura village along Ntungamo- Rukungiri road.

The ISUZU bus registration number UBB 928B that was heading to Buhoma town council in Kanungu district from Kampala lost control and overturned.      

According to James Tibeijuka, the Traffic Police Officer in Charge of Rukungiri Police station, six passengers sustained serious injuries. Tibeijuka says that two of the causalities are admitted at Doctor’s Case Clinic while four others are admitted at Nyakibale hospital.       

Elly Maate, Kigezi region Police spokesperson says that other unspecified number of passengers who sustained minor injuries were given treatment and discharged. Maate says that identities of the causalities are not yet available.      

According to Maate, preliminary investigations attribute the cause of the accident to reckless driving. Mate says that the yet-to-be-identified driver of the bus is on the run, while the case is registered at Rukungiri Police station under file number TAR 166/2022.  

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