The accident occurred at around 10am today when a Link Bus, registration number, UBA 332B swerved off the road after a tyre puncture. After losing control, the bus overturned and slipped into the trench at Namayonjo village in Wabinyonyi sub-county along Kampala-Gulu highway.
Police officers and residents rushed to the scene where many of the injured were removed from the wreckage and rushed to Nakasongola military hospital, Bombo military hospital, Nakasongola health centre IV, and Luweero health centre IV and Mulago hospital for treatment.
The dead have been transferred to Nakasongola health center IV mortuary. Savannah regional police spokesperson Paul Kangave said that the injured sustained multiple wounds on legs, arms and heads.
On Saturday last week, one person died on the spot and nine others critically injured in an accident involving Gaagaa bus in Nakasongola district along Kampala-Gulu highway.
The accident occurred at around at Kibira zone in Migyera township's when Gaagaa bus registration number UAP 765H heading to Kampala knocked a stationary trailer registration number UAW 766T/UAS 116K of Panfric company from behind before it overturned.