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11 Dead, Several Injured in Mityana-Bukuya Road Accident


11 Dead, Several Injured in Mityana-Bukuya Road Accident

11 people have died, and several others sustained injuries following an accident that occurred at Namilyango village along the Mityana-Bukuya road on Wednesday afternoon.

According to Racheal Kawala, the PRO of Wamala Region, the accident, which happened at 13:30 hrs, involved a motor vehicle Isuzu Forward Truck, Reg. No. UBA 605A, silver in color, traveling from Mityana town to Bukuya, carrying an unspecified number of market vendors.

It is reported that the driver of the vehicle, who is yet to be identified, lost control on a slope, causing it to overturn and resulting in the deaths of 11 individuals. Others sustained serious injuries and were rushed to Mityana Hospital and Bukuya Health Centre IV for medical attention.

Kawala says that officers from the police visited the scene and conveyed the bodies to Mityana Hospital mortuary for postmortem examinations. The vehicle has been towed to Kassanda Police Station for further inspection.

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