Three people have died in an accident involving a saloon car and trailer along Mbarara-Masaka road.
The small car collided with a trailer on Saturday evening at Kyapa trading centre in Kiruhura District in western Uganda.
Rwizi region Police spokesperson, Samson Kasasira, revealed that the trailer was travelling from Mbarara to Kampala side while the Toyota Premio travelling from Lyantonde side to Mbarara.
A mentally sick woman stood in the middle of the road in attempt to stop the bus which slowed down and when the trailer driver tried to overtake the bus, it hit the other car coming from the opposite direction.
Four people were seriously hurt and admitted at Mbarara regional referral hospital and Lyantonde hospital.
One of the deceased was identified as MAS, 27, an accountant at the Kiruhura-based Radio 5.
The others are still unidentified. Their bodies were taken to Lyantonde hospital Mortuary.
The injured have been identified as Rodah Naluyima 27, Enos Kashaija 43, Joseph Kakuru, 30, and Moses Saviour, 10.e.g.e