Pupil perishes in accident, 2 others critically injured

253
Speeding Truck knocks dead 11 year old pedestrian in Kabale

KASESE- A motorcycle carrying three pupils of Raha International Primary School in Mpondwe Lhubiriha town got involved in an accident leaving one dead, two others and the cyclist critically injured.

The accident happened on Tuesday at around 1:30PM involving a land cruiser that knocked motorcycle registration number UFL 214D in Nyakahya Cell of Mpondwe Lhubiriha Town Council.

The deceased is Jatrida Masika a daughter to Baluku Kapakasi while the injured are Esteri Waludi and Simo Waludi all children of a one Rolyano.

ASP Richard Musisi, the Bwera Division OC Traffic who reached the scene confirmed the accident though was yet to comment by press time.

Meanwhile Furaha Masusi a teacher at Raha International School and Moses Muhindo a local resident who together witnessed the accident attributed to reckless driving on behalf of the land cruiser driver.

The injured pupils were admitted to Bwera hospital and the motorcyclist only identified by our reporter as Kambale was transferred to Kagando Hospital.

By press time, Masika’s body was still lying at Bwera Hospital mortuary pending postmortem report.