Police in Rukiga District have this morning registered a fatal accident at Satellite Hotel 2kms from Muhanga trading centre along Rukiga – Mbarara highway in Ntungamo district.
The accident involved a head-on collision of two buses where 6 people died on spot and 30 other victims were seriously injured.
Elly Maate, the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson told reporters that, the accident involved two buses one with Rwanda registration number 798B of Volcano RAD CO and another one of Kenyan bus company one Oxygen registration number KCU 054L and the drivers f the two buses are among the dead
The victims have been evacuated and rushed to Lotom Health center in Muhanga Town council by both Police patrol cars and Ambulance under the supervision of DPC Rukiga and OC traffic and there is fear that the death toll may rise.
Maate explains that preliminary investigations indicate that the cause of the accident was attributed
to too much fog and the drivers couldn’t easily see what was ahead of them.