MASAKA REGION: On Saturday, a Fuso truck carrying market vendors from Nyendo town overturned on the Masaka-Sembabule road, killing eight people and seriously injuring 11 others. The incident happened on the Kawoko-Kigaba Road in the Bukomansimbi District.
Police have already evacuated 11 victims to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for treatment, according to Mr Muhhamad Nsubuga, the Southern Region Police spokesperson. The bodies of the deceased were also transported to the same facility for postmortem examination.
“Our team has already arrived on the scene to investigate the cause of the accident and identify those who have been injured or killed.” “We will release a statement with more information later,” he said.
The Masaka-Villa Maria-Bukomasimbi-Sembabule road is a 48-kilometer newly built road with little traffic.