SAD! Bus driver dies on spot, scores injured in Lyantonde road accident


NEWS- News reaching on our desk indicates that One person died on spot today Friday morning in a nasty accident involving a Kampala – bound bus and a Fuso truck along the   Mbarara – Lyantonde road.

The development was confirmed by Samson Kasasira the Rwizi Regional Police spokesman and he identified the deceased as Siraji Ntinfayo, the driver of the bus who died instantly, while the driver of the Fuso escaped from the scene after the accident.

Kasasira says that the accident happened 6am at Kyapa in Lyantonde.

The Tausi bus registration number UBK 516S from Ishaka reportedly collided with a Fuso lorry Registration number UBD193P which was loaded with Sugar and headed for Mbarara.

Kasasira added that some of the bus passengers sustained minor injuries.

The Fuso lorry was reportedly overtaking a Wish car in a corner when it slammed in the oncoming bus.

Kasasira says victims evacuated to Lyantonde hospital along with the body for post mortem.