Several lives lost in Mityana road carnage

The wreckage of the commuter taxi that was involved in an accident on Friday morning. Courtesy photo.

Residents of Bujuko on Mityana road are still in panic after a Fuso lorry carrying maize rammed into a commuter taxi killing unspecified number of passengers.

According to police, the two vehicles were heading to Kampala from Mityana when the lorry Reg. No. UAM 459M crashed into a taxi and fell into a trench.

The taxi driver identified as Robert Kawuma was confirmed dead on spot after his legs were cut off.

Traffic police spokesperson Charles Sebambulide said traffic police was waiting for a break down to lift the lorry from the taxi and cutting through the wreckage to rescue survivors.




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