5 reported dead in Namutumba taxi accident

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Five people are reported to have died in a Tuesday accident that happened in Namutumba district.

According to eye witnesses, a speeding commuter taxi registration number, UBE 687L burst it’s tyres along Buyange village in Magada sub-county and overturned several times.

About 11 people who were injured are currently admitted at Iganga and Namutumba hospitals.

The Taxi was travelling from Kampala to Mbale town.

Victoria University

Last month, 10 people perished in an accident involving a YY Coaches’ bus and a commuter taxi at Bukonte village in Namutumba district.

Seven people were critically injured.



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