10 people Injured as Church Bus Overturns in Kabale

Ten people were on Monday morning rushed to Kabale regional referral hospital after being seriously injured in a road accident along the Kabale- Mbarara highway.

The accident happened at Nyakigugwe and involved a coaster bus registration number UAP 536 R, belonging to All Saints Church of Kigezi Diocese.

The bus which was transporting people to Kitagata in Bushenyi district for burial skidded off the road and overturned.

Canon Joshua Mutekanga, who was at the scene of the accident, told us two people were critically injured while the other eight sustained minor injuries.

Bernard Kwizera, the driver of the bus told our reporter that he panicked when he saw an oncoming trailer trying to overtake another trailer in a sharp corner.

He says he tried to move to the side of the road to avoid a head on collision, but the bus  hit the rock and overturned.

Dickens Bindeba, the Kabale district police commander  says that police has commenced investigations into the matter.


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