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15 dead in Mayuge-Musita highway accident

By JOSEPH TUMWESIGYE

Friday February 14, 2020

The Taxi whose occupants died being towed away from the scene of the accident (Police Picture) 

15 people have been confirmed dead after a taxi rammed into a Tata truck on 15 dead in Mayuge-Musita highway accidenht in Mayuge. This has been confirmed by the Police.

The taxi, Registration Number UBD 089A, was travelling from Namayingo heading to Kampala. At Imanyiro village in Mayuge, the taxi collided with the truck Registration Number UWP 616 which was stationary. The truck was loaded with sugarcane.

The 15, died on spot according to the Police reports.

Another report from the RDC of Mayuge suggests that 16 people have died from the accident.

The Police says that the the deceased have been taken to Mayuge health Centre IV for post Mortem examination.

Details to follow in the NTV-At-One news bulletin