Police has released the names of the 37 victims killed (22) and injured (15) in yesterday's accident in Kiryandongo district along the Gulu-Kampala highway.
According to police, the 22 dead include 4 juveniles, 18 adults (4 female and 14 male). Nineteen of those killed died on spot while three succumbed to injuries from Kiryandongo hospital where they had been rushed for treatment.
On Friday night, a Gaaga bus registration number UAK 562L was involved in an accident with a cargo lorry registration number UAT 088J /UAT 321M and a tractor registration number UAU 872M.
The bus that was traveling from Lira district to Kampala hit the tractor from its rear before it rolled and collided with an oncoming cargo lorry transporting crates of beer. 8 survivors were this morning airlifted to Kampala and are seeking treatment at Mulago and Nsambya hospitals.
List of the deceased
1: Norman Mulangwa, aged 7 from Bakule in Kampala
2: Obedgu Charles, 32, from Kiryandongo district (driver of the tractor)
3: Etimu Keri Okwir, 44.
4: Kyatuhaire Solome from Bushenyi
5: Uwiragiye Mbonera Arthur from Kisoro district
6: Bogere Akamada from Luwero district
7: Mansur Asibuk from Yumbe district
8: Mulinde William, 28, from Mukono district
9: Akoro Anthony, inspector Gaaga coach from Arua
10: Omar's Joshua from Apach district
11: Kisambira Saidi, driver of the trailer
12: Langa Langa Jimmy, 36.
13: Mafumu Hannington, 26.
14: Alex Omode
15: Kalemera David
16: Achilo Brenda
17: Thembo Samson, Kore district water engineer.
18: Kawala Diana
19: Bunkedekko Ali
20: Kawoya Cosea
21: Oleti Godfrey, 40, internal auditor Kore district
22: Mushoborozi Soverina, 42.
List of the injured
1: Agona Jackson, 27.
2: Jackie Apio Mulangwa
3: Mulangwa Jonathan, 8.
4: Malcom Kabunga, 7.
5: Mutebi David
6: Waswa Joel
7: Kintu Majidu (driver of the bus)
8: Akuli Gloria, 30.
9: Nabisuubi Ruth Martha, 22.
10: Coleb Muwagi
11: Amongi Lovia, 21.
12: Okello Santo Robinson, 28.
13: Abdula Salim Issac from Kenya
14: Ojoko Simon, 26.
15: Sempijja Abdulla