16 Injured in a Bus Accident along the Gulu highway

16 Injured in a Bus Accident along the Gulu highway

Police have started investigations into circumstances under which a speeding bus overturned along Kampala-Gulu highway.

16 people have been seriously injured after Isuzu Bus registration number UAR 655M belonging to Valley Bus Company Limited lost control and overturned.

The accident happened last night in Nakasongola, Bamusuta Cell, Katugo Town Council, at around 10 p.m.

According to the police, the bus was coming from the Gulu side, heading to Kampala, and it’s alleged that the driver lost control and overturned, causing serious injuries to 16 passengers who were on board.

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The cause of the accident has been attributed to reckless driving brought about by the bus driver.

All the injured victims were rushed to Nakasongola Health Centre IV, St. Franciscan Health Centre IV, and Kasana Hospital Luwero for first aid treatment.

This comes after another road accident involving a Roblyn bus that rammed into a stationary trailer at Adebe Trading Center in Kamdini along the Kampala-Gulu highway.

At least 16 people died and 21 others were injured.

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