Tuesday , February 21 2017

14 dead as Ugandan taxi avoids cow: Report

14 dead as Ugandan taxi avoids cow

KAMPALA: Fourteen people had been killed when a taxi swerved to steer clear of a cow and crashed into two massive automobiles on what is known as Uganda´s deadliest road, police said Wednesday.

Eight individuals died immediate together with a journalist, while six others died later in health facility, regional site visitors police chief, Scovia Birungi advised AFP.

nine different folks had critical accidents, while the cow also died.

The crash happened at Lwengo along the Masaka-Kampala highway on a stretch of highway identified in the community as the most dangerous in Uganda.

“The accident befell when a speeding omnibus taxi refrained from hitting a cow that was crossing the street, (and) rammed into a bus and a truck,” said Birungi.

“The automobiles crashed into each and every different, due to this fact killing and injuring folks. “And the cow was once not spared,” he added.

greater than 200 individuals had already been killed on the 130km (80 mile) stretch of road from January to September 2016, every other traffic police officer, Edith Nanteza had stated final yr.

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