16 Passengers Die in Uganda Truck Crash

16 Passengers Die in Uganda Truck Crash (News Central TV)

A passenger bus rammed into a stationary lorry Friday morning on Uganda’s highway killing at least 16 people.

Police say 12 people died on the spot on the highway linking the capital, Kampala, to the northern town of Gulu.

Four others lost their lives at a hospital while several passengers on the bus survived with serious injuries.

Over 104 road accidents have been recorded between December 30 and January 1

Uganda has continued to witness a spike in road accidents for a while now. In 2021, traffic police registered more than 4,000 accidents with several fatalities across the country.

The lorry was said to have been stationed and loading cargo about a kilometre from Kamdini Corner – a popular stopover and checkpoint in the north of the country.

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A traffic police report earlier this week revealed that 104 road accidents had been recorded between December 30 and January 1, claiming the lives of at least 35 people.


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