Authorities in Uganda are looking into the causes of car accidents

Five vehicles collided on a highway in western Uganda on Tuesday night, killing 32 people and injuring five others.


The Red Cross's Information Officer, Irene Nakasiita, said Wednesday that the accident happened on the Fort Portal-Kasese Highway, a narrow road under construction in Kasese County.

Preliminary reports indicate that a speeding truck carrying a coffin collided with another vehicle, before a third truck carrying several people overturned, leaving the other two drivers stranded. hit for damaged vehicles.

Uganda's Daily Monitor spoke to an eyewitness who said the collision between the first vehicles caused the other accidents.

‘Police are trying to determine the cause of accidents in Uganda, where car crashes kill more than 2,000 people every year, putting the country on the list of countries most affected by road accidents.

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