Double tragedy as three perish in ambulance fire


Police on Wednesday 11th May 2022 registered a single traffic fatal accident at Kicucu village Kisomoro sub county Bunyangabu district Western Uganda,at 3:45pm.

This happened along Kasese-Fort portal road involving an ambulance reg. no. UG 4191 M toyota land cruiser belonging to Ministry of Health – attached to Kasese District Health Services carrying 5 people; a patient, male nurse Stuart Baluku attached to Bwera General Hospital Kasese, an attendant in the patients’ cabin and two people in the front cabin. It got a mechanical problem and caught fire leaving all the three people in the patients’ cabin dead. The Ministry of Health Senior Spokesperson,Emmanuel Ainebyoona has confirmed this incident saying the driver & another occupant who escaped with severe burns are now admitted at Kiruddu national referral hospital as authorities investigate the exact mechanical problem that caused the fire. RISE NEWS UGANDA on TWITTER


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