UCU Graduand, father perish in road accident on graduation day
Two people have died and two others were injured in an accident that occurred at around 0500hrs on Friday morning in Kamonkoli village along Mbale—Tirinyi road.
The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAY 740k Toyota Noah that rammed into a stationary broken down vehicle registration number UAS 427P Sino truck.
ASP Faridah Nampiima the PRO Traffic and Road Safety told TheUGPost that one person identified as Khauka Alex aged 24yrs died on spot, while his father Gidudu Siraj, 50 years died on arrival at Mbale regional referral hospital. The two are both residents of Nasasa village, Busambe parish, Bumbobi sub-county in Mbale district.
It has been established that the deceased were travelling to Uganda Christian University for a graduation ceremony.
The injured have been identified as Mukoya Babra aged 25 years and Wegosasa Ketty aged 40 years. They are both admitted to Mbale regional referral hospital.
The dead bodies have been conveyed Mbale city mortuary pending a postmortem examination.