16 injured in Rukungiri Bus Accident.
Sixteen people have been critically injured in an accident along the Rukungiri –Kanungu road today morning.
The accident involving a bus registration number UAZ 321W belonging to highway coaches failed to climb a hill at Kinyasano in Rukungiri municipality before reversing and falling on its side. The bus in question had left Kihihi town council in Kanungu and was destined for Kampala.
Paddy Atwijukye the officer in charge of the police traffic in Rukungiri district says that the injured have been rushed to Nyakibare hospital for treatment.
The driver of the bus whose identifies have been withheld by police is on the run. One of the survivors who preferred anonymity says that the vehicle is said to have been having challenges with climbing sections before the accident.