Crime

THREE PERISH IN KIKUUBE ACCIDENT

By Innocent Atuganyira

KIKUUBE: Three people  have perished in a road accident along Hoima – Kagadi road.

The accident that involved a Canter lorry and a trailer occurred Thursday evening at Kizirafumbi trading centre  in Kikuube district.

The Albertine region Police Spokesperson Julius Allan Hakiza has identified the deceased persons as Paul Atugonza, the driver of  a Canter lorry registration number UAR 751M and its  passengers  Gloria Kabagenyi and another who had not  been identified.

Hakiza revealed that the accident occured when the Canter that was heading to Hoima City from Kagadi side rammed into a stationary Trailer registration number UAB 703R/UAL631X belonging to Hima Cement, instantly killing the Canter driver.

The police officer added the other two occupants of the Canter lorry  died at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital later where they had been rushed for treatment.

Hakiza added that the dead bodies are at Hoima regional referral hospital while the  driver of  the trailar identified as Badru Kalyango  is  being detained at Hoima police station as  investigations into  the matter go on.

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