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Uganda: Three perish in Nakasongola road accident

NAKASONGOLA. Three people have died on spot in a motor accident at Migyera town in Nakasongola district.

Paul Kangave the PRO Savannah region said in a statement that Arafat Kyimbugwe (driver), Ronald Kakoza, and Pius Seguzi – the occupants of Isuzu UBE 048B died on spot while Yahaya Kigundu survived with serious injuries.

The Isuzu car collided with a Scania trailer UAT 139Q/UAS 615A.

The occupants of the trailer including Moses Kiryowa (Driver) and Edward Ssempima sustained minor injuries. They are admitted at St Francis health center III.

In May this year, three people died under similar circumstances at Masaaba Bukulula Sub County on Kampala-Masaka road last night.

Police have always insisted that accidents on major roads are due to human error. According to Ministry of Works and Transport performance report of 2016/17 at least 9,572 people have been killed in motor accidents in the last three years countrywide.

By Daily Monitor

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