TRAGIC: UCU student perishes in accident on way to campus for his graduation

TRAGIC: UCU student perishes in accident on way to campus for his graduation

A Uganda Christian University (UCU) student has died in an accident as he travelled with his parents to the campus to attend today’s graduation ceremony.

Alex Gidudu Khauka, a student of Information Technology passed on together with his father on Friday morning  in Kamonkoli as they traveled to the UCU main campus for the graduation.

According to the Traffic Police spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima, the accident happened at around 5am at Kamonkoli village along Mbale -Tirinyi road.

The wreckage of the car in which the deceased were traveling

“The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAY 740k Toyota Noah that rammed into a stationary broken down motor vehicle registration number UAS 427P Sino truck killing one on spot identified as Khauka Alex aged 24 yrs, and Gidudu Siraj aged 50 years who died on arrival at Mbale regional referral hospital,”Nampiima said.

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She noted that the two were residents of Nasasa village Busambe parish Bumbobi subcounty in Mbale district.

Police identified the victims as Barbara Mukoya, 25 and Ketty Wegosasa, 40 who are both currently admitted at Mbale regional referral hospital.

The two bodies of the deceased have also been conveyed to Mbale city mortuary pending postmortem examination.

The dead bodies have been conveyed Mbale city mortuary pending postmortem examination.

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