NEWS– The territorial Police in Bukedea district, have registered a fatal accident involving an Isuzu bus registration number UAR 293M, belonging to Wanagon coaches and a Gateway Bus, registration number UAH 781Z.
The accident took place last night at Kachumbala village along Mbale Soroti highway in Bukedea district.
The Uganda Police traffic Spokesperson ASP Faridah Nampiima said that the Gateway bus was travelling from Soroti side, while the Wanagon bus was moving from Mbale side.
She said that the accident claimed lives of two male adults who died on spot while one female adult died on her way to Kumi Orthopedic center while at least 35 got serious injuries and were rushed to Mbale Regional Referral Hospital.
She said preliminary findings indicate that the accident was caused by the Gateway Bus driver who tried to overtake in the corner before knocking the Wanagon bus head on and the hunt for the driver of the Gateway Bus who fled the scene is currently is on.
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