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By Mirembe Martina

Accidents in Uganda are common due to poor roads and bad driving.

An unidentified school girl and a man in his 30’s were killed in an accident early yesterday morning along the Kampala-Gaba road.

The girl who was putting on her school uniform and the man died on spot while six other people were badly injured.

Officer in charge of traffic at Kabalagala police station, George Odongo confirmed the accident saying three people were badly injured while three have minor injuries in addition to the two who died on spot. Some of the injured were identified as Nicholas Mugihsa, Asha Mwanje and Robert Mugerwa.

According to an eye-witness, a mother and her baby who were walking along the road were also involved in the accident and were badly injured. “The Land Rover was speeding towards Kabalagala and lost control when a bodaboda cyclist crossed in front of him He hit the pavement and the car flew up and rolled hitting a giant bill board,” the witness said.