UCU Graduand together with his family perish in car accident on their way to a graduation ceremony.
According to the Traffic Police spokesperson, Faridah Nampiima, the accident happened at around 5am at Kamonkoli village along Mbale-Tirinyi road.
Alex Gidudu Khauka, a student of Uganda Christian University – Mbale (UCU) who was pursuing Information Technology passed on together with his father this morning, 29th July 2022 in Kamonkoli on their way to the main campus for graduation.
“The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAY 740k Toyota Noah that rammed into a stationary broken down motor vehicle registration number UAS 427P, Sino truck.
One person (Khauka Alex aged 24yrs) died on spot, and Gidudu Siraj aged 50 years who died on arrival at Mbale regional referral hospital,”Nampiima said.
She noted that the two were residents of Nasasa village Busambe parish Bumbobi sub-county in Mbale district.
Police identified other victims as Barbara Mukoya, 25, and Ketty Wegosasa, 40 who are both currently admitted at Mbale regional referral hospital.
The two bodies of the deceased have also been conveyed to Mbale city mortuary pending a postmortem examination.