Crime

FIVE FAMILY MEMBERS PERISH IN MASAKA ROAD ACCIDENT

By UG Reports

MASAKA: Five people died on Saturday morning in an accident along Masaka – Kampala road.

According to ASP Faridah Nampiima the PRO, Traffic and Road Safety, the incident happened at Kyarushowe swamp along the Masaka- Kampala highway at around 0430hrs.

‘’Five occupants died in a fatal accident involving motor vehicle reg no UBH 902U (fuso fighter) which was traveling from Masaka side heading to Kampala and motor vehicle reg no UBE 756C (Toyota wish) where all occupants died on spot,’’ she explains.

Nampiima attributes the cause of an accident to the driver of the Toyota Wish who left his lane and moved to the lane of the fuso causing a head on collision killing five people who were occupants in the Toyota Wish.

‘’The occupants have been identified as NO. 65577 PC Bwesigye Cleopus, a police officer  attached to crime Intelligence department of Katwe Police station in Kampala, together with his family members, identified as Nyagoma silomena 3,  Nyakato Falestine 3, Kiiza Darliton 1, Kemigisha Maria Gorreti, a female adult and  Twesigye chripus  aged 31,’’

The bodies have been conveyed to Masaka City Mortuary for postmortem examination.

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