Three Killed in Hoima Accident
Three people have been killed and 11 others injured in an accident along the Hoima Fort Portal road. The accident occurred happened at Kikuube trading centre in Kizirafumbi sub-county Kikuube district when a taxi registration number UAV 087Y from Kagadi heading to Hoima town collided head-on with a tractor registration number UAX 374W/ UAY 596Q.
The deceased have been identified as Mathias Bagonza, Immaculate Naiga, and Tonny Ayesiga, the driver of the Taxi. Some of the injured include John Businge, a resident of Bujumbura, Kuro Nyakatura of Kiryatetete and Jahadi a resident of Hoima town among others.
Canisius Mugisha, the officer in charge of Traffic at Hoima Central Police Station, attributes the accident to over speeding and cites several bottles of beer were discovered in the Taxi, an indication that the driver was driving under the influence of alcohol.