Six lives killed in Mbale-Tirinyi road accident

By APN Reporter

The territorial police at Budaka yesterday, May 4, 2022, at around 0600hrs, registered a fatal accident at Mailo Tano, Mbale-Tirisnyi road, that claimed the lives of six people.

The accident involved motor vehicles registered as UAT 995A (Raum) and UBH 437K (Toyota Hiace) and UBJ 676W (Toyota Hiace).

Traffic police spokesperson and public relations officer Faridah. Nampiima 

The six people confirmed dead have been identified as: Mulabi David, Namarome Fatima, Nambafu Kurusum, Kafero Isaka, and a yet to be identified male adult.

Nandigobe saida sustained serious injuries while two others, not identified, survived the accident.

The cause of the accident has been attributed to overspeeding by the speeding taxi UBJ 676W.

The drivers of both Toyota hiaces are on the run, and efforts are underway to have them arrested.

The police also cautioned all road users to be disciplined while on the road, saying that most of the accidents are as a result of human errors that are avoidable once we drive carefully and responsibly.