By Najibu Mulema

A fatal car accident has happened in Kigunga, Mukono district on Friday morning when a driver of the minibus taxi van registration number UAW/298A tried to overtake a speeding bus destined for Soroti.

Unfortunately, the taxi driver lost control thus leading to the overturning of the vehicle several times. The driver and his conductor ran away after the accident.

One woman died instantly and survivors with injuries were rushed to the nearby hospital in Mukono.

According to eye witness, “The taxi driver wanted to overtake the speeding bus but he lost control in the corner which led to a taxi to overturn.”

Moses Sonko, the head of traffic police in Mukono said, the accident was caused by reckless driving and up to now the police is still looking for the taxi driver who ran after causing the accident.