Motorcycle accident kills three, injures one in Kween

Kween, (UG): At least three people died on the spot and another sustained critical injuries following an accident in Kween District in the wee hours of Wednesday morning.

The 5:30 am accident was registered at Atari cell, Kaptoyoy Sub County along the Kapchorwa-Suam Highway in Kween District, eastern Uganda.

According to Sipi Region Police Spokesperson Mr Fred Chesang, it is alleged that a motorcycle laden with three passengers from Kapchorwa to Kween District veered off the road due to alleged speeding and rammed into a solar-street light stand, killing the trio on the spot leaving another in critical condition.

“We are still investigating but our preliminary report indicates that the victims were from one of the social places in Kapchorwa,” Mr Chesang told journalists on Wednesday.

The identities of the deceased were yet to be known as they didn’t possess any identification documents at the time of the accident.

Mr Chesang said the trio bodies were conveyed to Kapchorwa Hospital mortuary for postmortem while the injured is also receiving treatment at the same facility.

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