The traffic police at Kabango in Sembabule Town Council, Sembabule District has today 16.07.2022, at around 1520/c registered a fatal accident involving Motor vehicle UBG 517L (a Toyota Wish) which was coming from Gomba road heading to Sembabule town, that knocked eight female juveniles, killing four on spot, and seriously injuring other four.
The deceased have been identified as Namata winnie, Nalubega Joan , Babirye slivia, Nabadda Macklin, all aged 13 years while those injured are; Nanyonga Molly aged 12 years, Nabayego Nowelin aged 12yrs, Ndagire Christine aged 14 years and another an unidentified victim, all of them are resident of Kyabi Trading Centre. The injured are at the different health centres for treatment.
The children were from attending at church service ahead of their confirmation.
The driver is on the run. However, efforts are underway to have him arrested.
We would like to urge motorists to be mindful of other road users and avoid reckless driving.
The news was confirmed by ASP Faridah Nampiima, PRO Traffic and Road Safety.