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Family of cop perishes in Masaka Road accident


Family of cop perishes in Masaka Road accident

Six people have died following a Saturday morning accident along the Masaka-Kampala highway.
The accident which happened at around 4:30 am involved motor vehicle reg no UBH 902U (fuso fighter) which was traveling from Masaka side heading to Kampala and motor vehicle reg no UBE 756C (Toyota Wish). All occupants of the Wish died on spot.
The accident happened at Kyalusowe swamp along the Masaka- Kampala highway.
Faridah Nampiima the PRO traffic says the cause of the accident has been attributed to the driver of the Toyota wish who left his lane and moved to the lane of the fuso causing a head on collision.
The occupants have been identified as NO. 65577 PC Bwesigye Cleopus, a police officer attached to crime Intelligence department of Katwe Police station in Kampala, together with his family members, identified as Nyagoma Silomena aged 3 years, Nyakato Falestine aged 3 years, Kiiza Darliton aged 1 year, Kemigisha Maria Gorreti, a female adult and Twesigye chripus aged 31.
The bodies have been conveyed to Masaka City Mortuary for postmortem examination.
“We continue to remind all road users to be vigilant while using the roads and further call upon all road users to change their attitude while using the road,” says Nampiima.
The public can report traffic violation on our Toll free number: 0800199099.

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