Police officer and 4 family members perish in accident along Masaka-Kampala highway


Five people have been confirmed dead in a fatal road accident along Kampala-Masaka highway today morning involving a lorry registration number UBH 902U (fuso fighter) which was traveling from Masaka side heading to Kampala and a salon car registered number UBE 756C (Toyota wish) where all occupants died on spot.

The accident happened at Kyarushowe swamp along the Masaka- Kampala highway.

The occupants have been identified as NO. 65577 PC Bwesigye Cleopus, a police officer attached to crime Intelligence department of Katwe Police station in Kampala, together with his family members, identified as Nyagoma silomena aged 3 years, Nyakato Falestine aged 3 years, Kiiza Darliton aged 1 year, Kemigisha Maria Gorreti, a female adult and Twesigye chripus aged 31.

According to police, the cause of the accident has been attributed to the driver of the Toyota wish who left his lane and moved to the lane of the fuso causing a head on collision killing five people who were occupants in the Toyota Wish.

The bodies have been conveyed to Masaka City Mortuary for postmortem examination.

In a statement, police reminded all road users to be vigilant while using the roads and further call upon all road users to change their attitude while using the road.



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