No Deaths in Kasese Link Bus Accident – Police

Police has dismissed reports that over 20 people lost their lives in an accident involving a bus belonging to Link Bus Company on Thursday morning.

The bus registration number UAK 881C was involved in a single accident after it over turned at Kikorongo, along Kasese-Kampala Highway.

According to preliminary investigations, the driver allegedly lost control of the bus after it failed to break at a slope, which made the bus to overturn.

Police says 27 people sustained injuries out of the 64 who were on board and no death was registered as it is being circulated on social media platforms.

The injured passengers were rushed to Kagando and Kilembe hospitals for medication.

By publication time, the bus had been towed to Kasese Police station.

Police has mounted a search on the bus driver, who is currently on the run.

Moses Kayigwa