Masaka Rd Night Accident Claims One
One person died on the spot last night and another rushed to the hospital after a speeding Fuso truck got involved in a head-on collision with another vehicle which was carrying sand on the Masaka Road, at the Nakyetema swamp in Mpigi.
The deceased has been identified as Joseph Ssembatya, 30, a resident of Mpambire in Mpigi district, who was the driver of the Canter.
Eyewitnesses said the Fuso truck was headed towards Masaka while the Canter that was full of sand was moving towards Kampala.
It is alleged that following the collision, Ssembatya lost control of the vehicle and knocked the guardrails.
The Police arrived at the scene shortly after the accident and rushed the injured passenger to the hospital as investigations into the cause of the fatal accident continue.