5 people have died Friday afternoon in a nasty accident that involved two vehicles at Wakisaanyi village in Kiryandongo district along Kampala-Gulu road.
The incident, which according to traffic police occurred at 12:50pm left one other person injured.
Police said the incident happened when a bus registration number UAQ 045Q belonging to HMK Company that was traveling from Kampala to Gulu collided headed on with a Prado (UAY727Q) heading to Kampala.
The prado, on trying to overtake three motor vehicles in a row, collided head on with the bus.
All the dead were in the prado, said police.
They have been identified as Robert Ssuubi Irumba from Kireka C in Wakiso district, Moses Mukwaya of Njeru Trading Centre in Buyikwe district and a corporal in police called Ronald Twebembeire.
Police is yet to idenfify the rest.
The injured was taken to Kiryadongo hospital and the deceased are in the hospital mortuary.
The bus went off road and fell on its left side, said police, adding: No injuries registered among the passengers in the bus.