SHOCKING: Five people belonging to the same family who were travelling in Subaru Forester Reg No. UBE 360N last evening got involved in fatal accident leaving them dead on spot.
The accident occurred along Mbale – Tirinyi Road at Jaluko village, Magada sub-county in Namutumba district.
The deceased were identified as Mariam Musenero,Madina Sabano,Nasim Musenero, Sula Kungu and Khalifa Waira the driver were coming from Bugembe in Jinja district got in a head collision with a Dot Services Truck Reg No. UAX 635Q which was from Tirinyi heading to Busembatya.
The victims were coming to Budaka district for the burial of a relative.
Mr. James Mubi the Busoga East police spokesman confirmed the accident adding that three people died on spot and two died from Namutumba and Nakavule health centers where they were rushed to save their lives.
Mubi cautioned motorists to desist from over speeding and reckless overtaking.
By press time the bodies were at Budaka health center morgue pending an autopsy.