A fatal accident in Namutumba has claimed 5 relatives residents of Bugembe, Jinja they were heading to Budaka district for burial.
The accident occured at Jaruko trading center a long Namutumba-Tirinyi-Mbale highway.
The deceased, were traveling in Subaru Forester UBE 360N which collided head on with a wheel loader UAX635/Q belonging to Dot services that was coming from Tirinyi in Kibuku district heading to Busembatya in Bugweri district.
There died on spot that is Musenero Mariam, Musenero Nasiru and Sabano Madina. One Kakungu Sula was rushed to Nakavule hospital in Iganga and died from there. The driver one Waira Khalifa was rushed to Namutumba health centre iii and died from there.
Four bodies are at Budaka health Centre IV Mortuary and one at Nakavule hospital mortuary.
We are yet to find out the exact cause of the accident and we appeal to all the drivers not to driver under panic or hurry because life lost is never replaceable. The Busoga East police Spokesperson James Mubi has confirmed this.
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