Ten people have been confirmed dead in a road accident that happened last night at Kanyansi between Hima and Rugendabala on the Kasese – Fortportal Road.
This was confirmed by Rwenzori Region Police spokesperson Vincent Twesigye on Wednesday.
“The accident involved 5 vehicles; UAU 700U (Premo), UBF 968T (canter), UAU 457F (canter), UAY 793E and UAY 836Y (trailer),” Twesigye said.
“Ten people died on spot while 33 were seriously injured and rushed to Kilembe hospital and St Paul Hospital in Kasese for treatment, 2 have since been referred to Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital for more medical attention.”
The cause of the accident is still being investigated.