Pickup Truck Carrying Prisoners In Uganda Involved In Fatal Accident, 4 Killed, 17 Injured


A truck conveying Uganda prisoners from Katojo Prison has been involved in fatal accident killing 3 and injuring 17 people in the process. 

The inmates who were being transported from Katojo Prison to Gweri, Karambi Sub County to work on a farm belonging to Mr Paul Kasende, the Director Private Sector Development and Consultancy Centre, Fort Portal branch.

An eye witness, Mr Richard Mugenyi, said that Mr Kasende who was driving the pickup, registration number UAE 2013Y that was transporting the inmates, had parked on the roadside. Mr Mugenyi said moments later, a driver of a truck Reg No. UAY 699Q belonging to China Railway Seventh Group, a company constructing the Fort Portal -Kamwenge Road, rammed into the pickup, injuring the prisoners and a prison warder.

The accident victims have been taken to Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital and the accident occured around Harubaho on the Fort Portal- Kamwenge Road. Among those critically injured and rushed to hospital were the Prisons Officers who were guarding the prisoners on the pickup.

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