Trailer Kills Three on Mubende Highway

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Three people died on spot after a trailer knocked them down in an accident that occurred Thursday night along Mubende highway. The victims were travelling on a motorcycle (boda boda).

Three people died on spot after a trailer knocked them down in an accident that occurred Thursday night along Mubende highway. The victims were travelling on a motorcycle (boda boda).
 
Police says the accident occurred at Naama trading centre, about ten kilometers from Mityana to Mubende.
 
Bainomugisha Eric, the officer in charge of the traffic police at Mityana police station, blamed the accident on reckless driving.
 
He explains that both the trailer and the boda boda were coming from Mubende side, travelling towards Kampala when the accident occurred.
 
At this spot, the Bainomugisha says, the trailer driver tried to doge a dead dog that was in the middle of the road and in the process, he rammed into the boda boda.
 
The cyclist was carrying two passengers, a woman with her two year old baby, who died on spot. Some of the eye witnesses at the scene identified the rider as Domi Luyima and the woman as Rose Kapala, both residents of Kiyoganyi trading center in Kalangalo sub county Mityana district.
 
The bodies of the deceased were taken to Mityana hospital mortuary while the wreckage of the bike was carried to the police. Police said they were to establish the identities of the deceased and the relatives.
 
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The OC traffic says after causing the accident, the driver did not stop but they have already started looking for him.
 
He warns drivers and all road users to be extra careful especially during this festive season, saying police is being massively deployed everywhere, and asked the public to work cooperate with police by reporting bad drivers.
 
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