A family of four has perished in a fatal accident that occurred on Sunday evening at Omushenyi in Rubaare town council, Ntungamo.
The accident occurred at about 7:30pm a Mercedes Benz Actros semi trailer rammed into a Toyota Noah in which the family was travelling.
The driver of the Actros truck reg no. UBH 711S was travelling from Kabale to Ntungamo allegedly lost control of the car at Omushenyi ramming into a Toyota Noah reg No.UAY 833N that was from the opposite direction killing the 4 occupants of the Toyota Noah who we all from one family.
The family that passed were Byamukama Opeda male 44 years and he was the head of the family, a techer at Bukinda Secondary school who was the diver of the Noah, his wife Nabimanya Peninah female aged 40yrs and their two children Predice Nyakato female 10yrs and Magiiga Kiesza a male juvenile of 3yrs all from one family.
Rwizi regional police spokesperson ASP Samson Kasasira blamed the accident on reckless driving by the Actros trucks. In his statement, Kasasira noted that the Toyota Noah driver was in his lane but the Actros truck driver strayed into it leading to a head on collision
Police rushed to the scene and bodies were taken to Doctors Referral hospital, Rubaare town council, Ntungamo district for postmortem