PHOTOS: Dead bodies of 21 victims of Fort Portal Link Bus accident at Sebitoli along the Fort Portal-Kampala highway RESURFACE KossyDerrickBlog KossyDerrickEnt

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Thursday, May 5, 2022

PHOTOS: Dead bodies of 21 victims of Fort Portal Link Bus accident at Sebitoli along the Fort Portal-Kampala highway RESURFACE

Information reaching Kossyderrickent has it that 20 people have been confirmed dead in a Link bus accident in Fort Portal. The accident occurred on Wednesday at Sebitoli along the Fort Portal-Kampala highway. (Read More Here).


The Traffic Police Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima said that out of the 20, thirteen were adults and seven minors. The identities of the dead are yet to be established.

Eyewitnesses said that the Link bus registration number UBA 003S, which was heading to Kampala from Bundibugyo swayed off the road and overturned several times.

According to tea pluckers at Sebitoli who witnessed the accident, the front tyre of the bus burst, and moments later they saw the bus knocking down the rail guards and tea shed before overturning several times.

According to Alaso, three other accident victims are still battling for their lives at Mbale Regional Referral Hospital. The drivers of both taxis are still on the run. The scene of the accident is a black spot according to the residents.

Police’s Traffic Directorate has on several occasions indicated that the major cause of road accidents is speeding and reckless driving. The Directorate notes that several drivers drive beyond prescribed speed meters.

Small cars are not supposed to exceed 100 kilometres per hour, passenger vehicles should not exceed 80km per hour and loaded trucks are also not supposed to exceed 80 kilometres per hour.

The Traffic and Road Safety Act in section 120 states that a person convicted of violating speed limits can be fined 15 to 60 currency points (Shs300,000 to Shs1.2million shillings). The person can be jailed for six months but not exceeding 2 years. The convict can also be subjected to both fines and jail terms.

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