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Two killed in masaka car crash

By: Melanie Aanyu

Aanyu Melanie | 95timefm

Police in Masaka District are hunting for an errant driver who killed two people in two separate road crashes that left two others seriously hurt along Broadway Road in Masaka City yesterday evening (Thursday) .

The road crashes involving two motorcycles and a vehicle are said to have been caused by a suspected car washer who was driving recklessly. The driver is currently on the run.

The deceased are two women who are yet to be identified. The injured are cyclists who are also yet to be identified.

Eyewitnesses said the driver of a Toyota Premio knocked a woman who was crossing the road at Kijjabwemi trading centre killing her on the spot before ramming into a motorcyclist at Kyabakuza bus stage in Kimaanya/ Kabonera Municipality.

Masaka District Police Commander, Mr Moses Nanoka confirmed the crash but dismissed claims that the second accident was caused by the action of the traffic police patrol vehicle.