Fatal Accident Claims Two Lives on Jinja-Kampala Highway


Njeru Police station has registered a tragic accident that occurred at 05:20 AM on August 4th, 2023, at Kitigoma village along the Jinja-Kampala highway in Buikwe District. 

The accident involved two motor vehicles with registration numbers UBB 716F (Fuso Fighter) and UAY 077A/UAY 928A (Fuel Tank).

According to preliminary findings, the Fuso Fighter with registration No. UBB 716F, driven by a yet to be identified person, was traveling from Jinja towards Kampala when it veered into the lane of oncoming traffic from Kampala, colliding with the M/Benz Fuel Tank vehicle (registration No. UAY 077A/UAY 928A) heading towards Jinja.

The Fuso driver and turnman lost their lives in the accident and their bodies are being removed from the truck. Meanwhile, the driver of the fuel tank and turn man have been rushed to Jinja Hospital in critical condition for medical treatment.

Both motor vehicles are still at the scene, awaiting towing, while inquiries are being conducted.

We urge all road users to prioritise road safety and avoid reckless driving.





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