Kenyan killed in Kabale-Katuna bus accident

The scene of the accident

A fatal accident involving a modern coast bus reg no UBA 067 Y and trailer reg no T467BFX /T714 ATW M / Benz this morning claimed one person and left others hurt.

According to police, the accident resulted from a head-on collision at around 05:30 hours at Kyonyo along Kabale-Katuna road at the exact point where the road cracked of recent.

The turn man of the trailer one Samson Onyango Agutu 24 years a Kenyan, died on spot and four others from the bus seriously injured known as Phionah Kamikaz 28 years and Hamina Jasibu 24 years both of Kagarama in Kigali Rwanda, Eridoni Mageto 24 years bus conductor and Peter Omboga 60 years both Kenyan Nationals plus few others also got minor injuries.

The bus was from Kenya heading to Kigali Rwanda while the trailer was from Katuna to Kampala.

Police responded swift and the injured were rushed to Kabale referral hospital and fire brigade struggled and removed the bus driver who was stacked therein known as David Nyaga of Kenyan Nationality.

The driver got a left fractured leg and Phionah got fractured right leg. Inquiries to establish the rightful cause of accident underway.



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