The Leader of Opposition and Woman Member of Parliament Kasese district, Hon Winnie Kizza, survived a terrible accident in Buwama along Masaka road on Saturday.
Kiiza, traveling in a land cruiser registration number UG 0251H while heading to Masaka, when she was knocked by a truck registration number UAY 069W that was ferrying sand from Lwera wetland.
The accident happened at Kibukuta swamp between Nabusanke Trading Center and Buwama Town Council in Mpigi District.
Francis Barigye, the driver of the speeding sand truck, lost control and knocked Kiiza’s car from its right side, crushing her side mirror.
The injured driver was arrested and given medical attention from the police clinic.
He was first detained at Buwama Police Station where Kiiza recorded statement before she was later allowed by police to proceed with her journey.
“I would like to thank God for his constant mercies and love,” Kiiza said on Sunday morning.
She added: “He saved us a nasty road accident yesterday a long Kampala-Masaka High way. Thank you for your prayers.”