15 injured in Kabale car accident

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Fifteen people were Monday evening critically injured in an accident that occurred Kabimbiri cell in Bukinda Sub County Rukiga district.

The accident occurred at 6:30pm after Isuzu Elf registration number UBA 636K lost control and veered off the road before it overturned.

According to officer in charge of traffic in Rukiga district, Sergeant Christine Arinaitwe, the accident victims are admitted at Kabale regional referral.

She says about 15 people were injured but nine sustained minor injuries and were discharged last night.

According to Arinaitwe, the victims were coming from Mparo playground where they had attended the launch and handover of Rukiga district.

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The driver of the vehicle took off immediately after an accident and police is hunting for him.

She blames the accident to reckless driving.

Arinaitwe is calling on the public to desist from boarding vehicles that are meant for goods and opt for passenger service vehicle.

She is also warning organizers of functions to always transport people in recommended passengers transport vehicles.

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