Police in Kakumiro district has registered a fatal accident in which two people were burnt to ashes when their saloon car knocked a huge stone and overturned before catching fire in a swamp along Kakumiro-Kibaale road.

The two deceased occupants identified as Collins Mugwerwa the manager of Eden Resort Hotel and Sarah Kusiima a supervisor at Avenue Bar were travelling in a Mercedes Benz registration Number UAY 786V.

According to the  Kakumiro District traffic police officer ASP Godwin Mwesigwa, the two victims who were burnt beyond facial recognition met their tragic death when the Mercedes Benz  they were travelling in overturned at Mijinga swamp,Kyakinaka village about  one Kilometre from Kakumiro town at round 2:30am on Wednesday.

The bodies of the deceased have been removed and taken to Kakumiro health centre IV for post-mortem examination. 

 Kakumiro District’s traffic police officer, ASP Godwin Mwesigwa, urged drivers to avoid excessive speeding at night to prevent such accidents.