THREE CHILDREN DIE IN MUBENDE ACCIDENT

Three children have been killed by a fast speeding car this afternoon, on Mubende highway.

The accident according to the police occurred at Kyenda trading enter, about fifteen kilometers to Mubende town.

Muramuzi Alex, the traffic officer at Mubende police station said the deceased were crossing a road, traveling from school going back home, when they were knocked by a fast speeding car.

Muramuzi identified the deceased as Ndyamuyabuzi John 11,Ssajjabi Julius 9 and Mwanje Mike 8,all pupils of Kitenga Central Primary school, in Kitenga sub county Mubende district.

He says the driver of the vehicle a Toyota Mark II, registration number UAT 192 A was heading to Mubende when he knocked and killed the children. He immediately went on run after casing the accident and abandoned the vehicle.

Police impounded the vehicle and towed it to Mubende police station where it is still kept as they hunt for the driver.

The bodies of the deceased were taken to Mubende hospital mortuary for postmortem where they were still laying by Wednesday afternoon.

Eyewitnesses say that over ten children were trying to cross the road when the fast running Toyota Mark ii knocked three of them, and the rest narrowly survived.

Musisi John, a trader at Kitenga says he saw the driver abandoning the car, and boarded a boda boda which carried him away, imedealtey after killing the children.

Musisi appealed to ministry of work to put up humps in Kyenda trading center and Kitenga, in order to reduce on the fatal accident that occurs in this place.

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