Injuries as 29 survive YY bus accident


A YY coach bus was Thursday involved in a serious accident at Saala, Kirika sub-county Kibuku district.

“Serious accident involving YY coach Reg. No. UAS 765V this evening at Saala. All 29 passengers on board safe. Wandugu, pole pole niyo mwendo,” tweeted Police Commissar Asan Kasingye.

The bus company confirmed the incident in a statement.

“This afternoon, one of our coachers Registration number No. UAS 765V destined for Mbale was involved in an accident along Tirinyi village in Kadama trading center.”


It added: “No deaths have been recorded however a number of passengers were injured.”

It said the injured shall be accorded treatment at the expense of the company.

“We request for your calm as we an official police statement on the cause of the accident. “

In August last year, 10 people were killed in a bus accident in Namutumba district.



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