By Prossy Namiiro
Two people have been reported dead and others rushed to Mulago hospital with injuries after a commuter taxi Reg No UAW 987Y, Toyota hiace failed to negotiate the corner and fell inside UBC subway.
According to Faridah Nampiima, Police PRO on traffic and road safety, the accident occured on Friday evening at around 7:30 at Nile Avenue, Radio one village, central division in Kampala District.
“The said commuter taxi was traveling from the direction of speak road facing clement road with unidentified numbers of passengers on board on a high speed, and while approaching a sharp corner it failed to break and failed to negotiate the corner, it eventually fell down inside the UBC subway roundabout killing two occupants on spot and many unidentified sustained serious injuries.” Nampiima has revealed in a statement
Adding that the police rushed the injured victims to Mulago hospital and the bodies of the deceased were conveyed to City mortuary for postmortem.
The police fire and rescue services team has removed the wreckage of the accident vehicle.