Road carnage spikes in Ntungamo
The traffic police in Ntungamo district has expressed concern over the rampant cases of road carnage that have led to the loss of lives and left many with permanent injuries.
Corporal Maate Isaac, the Ntungamo district in charge traffic police reveals that 123 people died in 2018, while 140 sustained permanent injuries noting that 72 of the 123 deaths were motorcycle accident caused.
Maate attributes the cases of road carnage to drivers without driving permits, adding that road users who do not follow road guidelines will be apprehended.
On the national scene, statistics indicate that more than 3,000 people were killed and another 10,000 picked injuries of varying degrees in 13,244 road accidents, according to the annual Traffic and Road Safety report.