KITALO! Abantu 3 bafilidewo nabalala 60 nebadusibwa mu dwaliroolubvanyuma lwa minibus okutomelagana ne Fusi

A devastating accident occurred on Saturday evening along the Lira-Soroti highway, resulting in the deaths of at least three individuals and leaving 60 others seriously injured. The tragic incident involved a minibus transporting Lango Province football players and a Fuso truck.

The minibus, owned by Dokolo School of Nursing, was traveling from Dokolo District to Lira City. It collided with a truck that was transporting guests returning from a traditional marriage ceremony in Lira City.


“Our team traveling from Dokolo to Lira this evening (Saturday) from a friendly match with Dokolo Select has got an accident in Abutadi, and casualties have been rushed to the nearest health facility,” Lango Province posted on their X handle on Saturday night.

According to police reports, the collision was attributed to speeding by the truck driver, which occurred around 8 pm.

“It`s alleged that motor vehicle Reg No UBL 851Z Coaster carrying Lango Province football players coming from Dokolo side heading towards Lira-City and motor vehicle Reg No UBA 200J Lorry Fuso fighter was from Lira with passengers who were coming from a traditional marriage. Upon reaching Abutadi along Lira-Soroti highway, the driver of the Fuso who was allegedly speeding lost control and collided with the Coaster killing three people on the spot,” said Mr. Patrick Jimmy Okema, the North Kyoga Region Police Spokesperson.

Following the accident, the truck driver reported himself to Kaberamaido police station, while the minibus driver is among those currently admitted at Lira Regional Referral Hospital for treatment.


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