Forum for Democratic Change [FDC] supporters were on Sunday involved in a car accident in Iganga district.
According to the report, 17 supporters were critically injured in the accident that happened in Nakavule Sub-County.
The victims were campaigning for Mariam Nantale, the FDC candidate for Iganga Woman parliamentary by-election.
The vehicles they were travelling in reportedly overturned after being struck by lightning.
The victims are currently admitted at Iganga hospital.
FDC’s Nantale claims the X-ray machine at the hospital was confiscated by the Biometric Gas Company that has been refilling it over Shs1m debt.