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Drunken driver kills self, two others in Fort Portal
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Drunken driver kills self, two others in Fort Portal

2018-10-18 / 1539866576
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Lives of three people perished in a blink of an eye, while 11 others were injured when a drunken driver of a taxi knocked a tractor along the Hoima Fort Portal road.

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Lives of three people perished in a blink of an eye, while 11 others were injured when a drunken driver of a taxi knocked a tractor along the Hoima Fort Portal road.


Police identifies the deceased as Mathias Bagonza, Immaculate Naiga, and the taxi driver Tonny Ayesiga.The injured include; John Businge, a resident of Bujumbura, Kuro Nyakatura of Kiryatetete and Jahadi a resident of Hoima town among others.


This happened last night when a taxi Reg. NoUAV 087Y travelling from Kagadi to Hoima was in a head on collision with a tractor Reg. No UAX 374W/ UAY 596Q, at Kikuube trading center in Kizirafumbi sub-county Kikuube district.


While two people died on the spot, the third victim died on arrival at Kikuube health Centre IV.


According to Canicious Mugisha, the officer in charge of Traffic at Hoima Central Police Station, the accident was a result of over speeding.  


He says police discovered several bottles of beer in the Taxi, and believe that the driver was under the influence of alcohol.
 

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Posted by COLLINS / 162.158.79.xxx /
why kill innocent pple?drinking always has costed many lives!God plz intervene!Rip comradez
Posted by collins mahyoro / 172.68.65.xxx /
may they rest in peace.But drivers they always tell you never to drink and drive.


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