Seven people have been confirmed dead after an accident involving a Fort Portal bound Kalita bus registration UAG 409T and a truck whose registration is not yet confirmed.
Police confirmed that seven people, on their way from Kampala to Fort Portal, died after the crash in Kyenjojo. Dozens who were critically injured were rushed to Kyenjojo General Hospital.
A video posted online by Eng Nasser Nsimbe shows scenes from Kyenjonjo of desperate rescuers and relatives trying to free those trapped in the Kalita Bus after it crashed. It also shows dazed passengers walking off the wreckage, and several injured.
The Kyenjonjo-Fort Portal road is narrow and has several potholes.
(Warning: Graphic images in video below)
— MableTwegumye (@MableTwegumye) December 23, 2016