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13 Tanzanian citizens perish in Masaka-Kampala Road carnage

The deadly Masaka- Kampala Highway has continued to claim road users, we can report. Latest info reaching us has it that 13 people have so far been confirmed dead after last night’s deadly accident at Katonga Ggolo junction and the number could increase.

The accident involved a Fuso Lorry registration No. UAH 970P commonly known as ‘magulukkumi’ heading to Kampala and a Coaster registration No. T540 DLC carrying Tanzanian nationals.

The passengers in the coaster were coming from a wedding party heading back to Tanzania. 13 people died on spot, 7 males and 6 females. 4 men and 04 females were seriously injured & rushed to Nkozi hospital but later were transferred to Mulago. The accident occurred at 20:20hrs on 17/9/2017.

The driver of the Fuso truck is among the injured and admitted at Nkozi hospital. The cause of the accident was attributed to Tyre bust of the Fuso which later lost control and rammed into the coaster.

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