Crime & Investigation

3 Chinese, 1 Indian Nationals Killed in Kampala Accident

Kampala Traffic Police are investigating circumstances under which a car carrying three Chinese and an Indian nation crashed along Yusuf Lule road, killing all the passengers.

The incident occurred at around 12:50pm.

“It is alleged the driver of the vehicle registration number UBE 111E lost control and the vehicle swerved off the road down to Golf Course, killing all its occupants after knocking a huge tree,” said Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson, Luke Oweyesigire.

He said the deceased who died on spot were workers of Hema Beverages (Bwaise),

They have been identified as Kalakada Dileep,  22, an Indian National who was driving the motor vehicle and Xu Xiang Sheng, 29, a Chinese National. Others are Wei Ya Wei, 28 and Su Wei, 28 – all Chinese citizens.

Traffic accidents along this route are rare.

Owoyesigire said bodies have been taken to Mulago Referral Hospital for postmortem and will later be handed over to the relevant Embassies to carry on with burial arrangements .

“The vehicle was later transported to Wandegeya police station as investigations into the matter continue,” he said, adding, “More details as to what exactly caused the accident will be availed.”

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