3 dead, 5 hurt in Kyankwanzi accident

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Three people died on Sunday in an accident that happened in Kyankwanzi district.

A taxi Reg No. UBF 037D which was moving from Hoima town to Kampala, knocked a motorcyclist who was crossing the road at Kikonda trading centre along Hoima-Kampala highway.

The taxi overturned several times after it knocked the cyclist.

Shaban Teeko, the officer in charge of traffic in Kyankwanzi district, told Daily Monitor three people died on spot.

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Police have identified the deceased as Godfrey Mutibwa, 30, Paul Alisingura, 34, and Edward Butera, 22.

The deceased were residents of Hoima, Kagadi and Kyankwanzi Districts.

Five passengers in the taxi sustained injuries.

Bodies of the deceased have been taken to Kiboga Hospital Mortuary for postmortem.

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