According to Uganda Police at least 14 people have been confirmed dead in a fatal accident on Masaka – Mbarara highway after a head on collision involving a commuter taxi and a trailer.

Among the dead , 5 are females, 2 male juveniles and 7 male adults.

Only one person has been identified as Galambe Francis, 36 year, a resident of Buyoga village Kayunga Matete Sub County, Sembabule District and the rest had no identifications.

Police says, the bodies of the victims have been conveyed to Masaka Regional Referral Hospital for Post mortem examination.

Police confirm 14 people died in a fatal accident on Masaka Road