Two people reportedly died on spot and 17 others injured in a road crash that occurred in Lwengo on Thursday morning.
Details indicate that the crash occurred at Nkoko stage Mudala-Katovu sub-county in Lwengo district along the Masaka-Mbarara highway when a speeding Perfect Bus registration number UBF 052 heading to Kanungu from Kampala overturned into the valley, killing two people on spot and injuring 17 others.
Police have identified the deceased as Shimon Musinguzi, 28, a resident of Rukungiri district and the one-year-old baby.
Eyewitnesses say the bus driver was trying to avoid a head-on collision with a truck loaded with matooke from the opposite direction.
Southern regional police spokesman, Twaha Kasirye confirmed the crash before warning drivers against speeding.
Quick recovery to the survivors and may the souls of the deceased rest in peace. END