5 dead in Uganda Cranes car accident


Cranes players meeting Museveni in Soroti


A bus carrying the National Football team, Uganda Cranes, has been involved in an accident at Jami, Kamonkoli in the Eastern district of Budaka.

This Happened today when the crew including the administrators were returning to Kampala after meeting President Yoweri Museveni in Soroti.

The team had gone to present the recently won Cecafa trophy to the president.

Information on ground is that the all players and the administrators on board are safe.


However all the 8 people that were travelling in a taxi that the bus rammed into, were hurt with 5 feared dead.

The bus lost control after one of its rear tyres bust.

As the driver struggled with it, he rammed into a taxi.

Three Cranes players Denis Okot, Isaac Muleme and Keziron Kizito are reported injured.

They were rushed to Mbale hospital for treatment.

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