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Three Ndejje SS students die in car accident

The accident scene. Three of four students in the car have died on Bombo Road. PHOTO VIA @robert_kwesiga

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Three teenage students heading to Ndejje SS to get their recently released Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results have perished in a car crash. A fourth is in intensive care at Mulago.

The four students, one of who was reportedly driving the Toyata Brevis, met their fate on Bombo-Ndejje Road in Luwero after they crashed into a lorry loading bricks on the side of the road shortly before midday on Friday.

The boys are believed to have been 16 years old, two years below the minimum age one can get a driving permit in Uganda.

Police confirmed the incident just after 19 miles Bombo road, where three died on the spot, and the fourth was taken to nearby Bombo Military Hospital before being transferred to Nakasero Hospital. Timothy Njogera, the lone survivor of the Bombo road accident is out of danger and on course to recovery at Nakasero hospital.

The students are said to have recorded a video as they drove to school that has now been shared on social media.



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