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Two Killed in Kisoro accident

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By Naboth Isaac Niwagaba.

A car accident along Kabale – Kisoro road  on Mondayclaimed the lives of two people and left four others critically injured.

The Kigezi Regional Police Spokesman Elly Maate  says  that the accident happened when  an Isuzu elf  truck registration number UBB 632V lost control and overturned at Lugano in Kasheregyenyi hills today at around 9:00 am .

Maate has identified the deceased as Margret Kamahanga 40, who was a resident of Rushekye B village in Karengyere Parish , Muko Sub County in Rubanda District and Sarah Akampurira 25 years from  Nyamiyaga village, Nyanamo Town Council in Kisoro District.

The other injured four victims were not yet identified, but Maate said that they were immediately rushed to Mutolere Hospital where they are admitted.

Maate said that were yet to find out the cause of the accident, though they suspect it could have been out of reckless driving. He said the driver of the killer truck survived with minor injuries and took off to avoid arrest. The truck was still at the scene waiting to be towed to Kisoro Police Station by the time of filing this story.

Bodies of the deceased were transported to Kisoro Hospital mortuary pending police postmortem.

Maate said the case has been registered under reference number TAR 34/2020 at Kisoro District Police Station to help in investigations.