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11 Injured in Ntungamo Bus Accident

Eleven people were on Tuesday evening    critically injured in an accident in Ntungamo municipality, along Ntungamo – Rukungiri road.

Damian Twesiime the Ntungamo District Police Commander says the accident happened   at around 4.50pm at Fuelix fuel station on the Ntungamo – Rukungiri junction.

The accident involved a Star Link Bus, number UBB 989Z, which failed to negotiate a sharp corner and over turned.

Twesiime identified the injured passengers as Kyomuhendo Syson, Maria Ihumba, Kamatenesi Flavia, Tibigwisa Ibrahim, Mushokye, Rwatamugongo Silvester, Kiconco Jaireth, Isoko Yoweri Rwamwija, Keith Mulumba,Kanyobwa Stephen, Simpson Twebaze Soweto, and the turn boy who  lost his left leg and arm.

These are admitted at Itojo hospital in Ntungamo district.

One of the survivors, 30 year old Twinomujuni Cyprian from Rushasha Nyakagyeme Rukungiri the bus driver was changed when they reached in Ntungamo Town, and that the new one could have been inexperienced.

 

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