2 dead, 7 hospitalised in Wampewo roundabout accident


Two people have been confirmed dead and seven others still hospitalized following Tuesday morning accident in Kampala at  Wampewo Roundabout along Jinja road.

The accident paralysed movements in Kampala for the better half of Tuesday morning.

The accident that happened along Jinja road near Wampewo avenue blocked motorists driving in and out of the city center.

Opus Justin, the Officer in Charge of traffic at the Central Police Station said the accident involved three vehicles, a coaster No plate UAJ 184N, a police truck No UP 5630 which was carrying 30 police officers and a Fuso truck which was carrying beer.

According to him, all the vehicles were coming from Jinja road heading to the city centre.

The Fuso truck is said to have rammed into the Coaster and the coaster knocked the Police truck from behind and they overturned.

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