One dead in Nebbi bus accident

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The scene of the accident

An accident in West Nile region Wednesday evening has left one person dead and five others injured.

The accident reported by Uganda National Roads Authority [UNRA] team happened on Acwera bridge near Nyaravu in Nebbi district.

A bus belonging to baby Coach Company came into a head-on collision with a loaded trailer.

The bus was from Paidha town in Zombo District heading to Kampala.

The accident damaged the guard rails on one side of the bridge.

The bus driver, Brown Turyatunga, managed to save the passengers but later died.

According to the OC Traffic Nebbi District, Richard Olili, police managed to rush the injured to Nebbi hospital for treatment.

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