Due to a tyre puncture a commuter taxi registration number UAS 766H heading to Mukono from Bukalango, veered off the northern-by-pass and landed in a swamp.
The incident happened near Metroplex shopping mall Naalya at around 5:30pm.
The driver fled from the scene leaving the passengers still trapped in the vehicle.
Chebet, the first police officer to arrive at the scene said none of the passengers was injured.
Bemugisha, a traffic officer who came to the scene next said the accident was a result of over speeding.
He said the vehicle would be taken to Kiira police station where they will expect the driver to turn himself in.