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1 Dead, 3 Injured in Mabira Accident

One person was confirmed dead in an accident involving three motor vehicles in Mabira forest along Kampala- Jinja highway on Tuesday morning.

Sezibwa Region Police Spokeswoman C/ASP Hellen Butooto who confirmed the accident, said one person identified as Kyaguma John lost his life.

Butooto attributed the cause of the accident to the driver of the numberless trailer that was coming from Jinja heading to Kampala, who was speeding and at the same time overtaking in a corner leading to a head-on collision with a FUSO truck reg number UAQ 591T which was loaded with maize heading to Jinja.

The injured were rushed to Kawolo hospital for first aid. These include; Michael Odoyi 25 year a resident of Mpumudde, Jinja and the driver of the Fuso , Hajji Nsamba Abudallah the driver of the trailer resident of Namawojolo trading center and Mwasse Almazani the driver of the taata truck.

The body of the deceased was taken to Kawolo hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.

Police has cautioned drivers against over speeding noting that they will punish whoever will be got and also urged members of the public to report any acts of road indiscipline

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