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Leader of Opposition survives accident

Leader of opposition in parliament Winfred Kiiza cheated death this after when her official car was involved in an accident at Buwama Kampala-Masaka high way.

People who witnessed the nasty incident said that that the speeding sand truck, after its driver lost control, knocked Winnie Kizzas vehicle. She was not hurt although one of the eye witnesses said that she was terribly shaken. The accident happened at Kibukuta swamp between Nabusanke Trading Center and Buwama Town Council in Mpigi District.

Katonga regional traffic police commander, Ruth Kyobutungyi was quoted confirmed the accident saying that Francis Barigye, the truck driver is the only person who was injured in the accident and Kiizas car was also damaged on some parts.

Winfred Kiiza’s Officla car after accident


“We have arrested him (truck driver) because he caused a minor accident and was driving carelessly. Hes going to receive medical attention from the police clinic” Ms Kyobutungyi said.

Mr Barigye is now in custody at Buwama Police Station and Ms Kiiza recorded statement before she was later allowed by police to proceed with her journey.

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