A bus attached to Link Bus Services, reg. No. UBA 003S, with over 40 passengers onboard has reported veered off near For Portal City along Kampala- Kasese Highway with several feared dead and others severely injured.
“The link bus was travelling to Kampala from Fort Portal, the accident happened 2KMs from Fort Portal city at a place called Sebitoli,” Nampiima said in a statement.
The spokesperson for the Directorate of Traffic and Road Safety, Faridah Nampiima confirmed the sad incident saying so far 20 people have been confirmed dead, out of whom thirteen are adults while 7 are juveniles.
Nampiima said a detailed report of the breaking news will be shared after establishing facts around the cause of the accident. She further revealed that out of the twenty, 11 are male and nine are female and their particulars will be availed in due course.