Two students dead, three injured along Lubaali Kassanda Bukuya road


Police in Kassanda have in custody a Chinese national for knocking dead two pupils and injured three others in a road accident.

The deceased have been identified as Jonathan Matovu, 5, and Briana Nantongo, 6. Police say survivors who were rushed to Mityana hospital for treatment are yet to be identified.

Rachel Kawala the Wamala regional police spokesperson confirmed the incident to journalist noting that it  happened  yesterday at Kamusenene village along Lubaali Kassanda Bukuya road.

The incident involved a Toyota Hilux registration number UAU OO1V that was being driven by Zau Hizang.

Police said  the vehicle is parked at Bukuya police station pending inspection.

In a statement police said, the driver of the pick-up was overtaking a truck loaded with logs when it knocked five pupils of Glory Nursery and primary school.