Y.Y Coaches Bus Overturns, Scores Injured. It’s yet another big accident involving a bus leaving passengers injured and others feared dead.
According to Faridah Nampiima the traffic and road safety directorate spokesperson, a bus belonging to YY Coaches company on Tuesday 19th April 2022 overturned at Wampewo Avenue along Jinja Road.
She noted that the accident which happened at around 6:00 am interrupted the traffic flow along the Wampewo roundabout and Jinja Road.
By press time, the actual number of casualties was yet to be established but according to Faridah Nampiima three passengers had already been confirmed critically injured and currently receiving treatment in Hospitals.
Nampiima said that the YY Coaches bus registration number UBG 463C was heading to Kampala from Mbale by the time it had an accident.
The traffic and road safety directorate spokesperson faulted the bus driver for speeding which she said resulted in the failure to negotiate the corner at the roundabout.
The incident comes just a few days after another bus belonging to Global Buses overturned in Lweera injuring three people.