The Members of Parliament who got involved in the accident include, Jesca Ababiku, Maureen Osoru, Isaac Etuka, Tom Aza and Zaitun Driwari
Five legislators are nursing wounds at Nakasero hospital from an accident they got involved in yesterday at Namasuba, along Entebbe road.
The Members of Parliament who got involved in the grisly accident include, Jesca Ababiku, Maureen Osoru, Isaac Etuka, Tom Aza and Zaitun Driwari
Chris Obore, the communications director parliament said that the legislators were travelling in Toyota Noah registration number UAU 490L.
"They were returning from a meeting at State house Entebbe," he said.
According to Obore, the accident happened when the taxi driver who was also headed to Kampala, got hit by the Noah, when he all of a sudden swerved from the middle lane to the left lane to pick up passengers.
He said that upon hitting the taxi, the MPs car overturned causing injuries to all its occupants, including the driver. They sustained deep injuries on their knees and hands.
"They were picked by the parliament ambulance and taken to Nakasero Hospital for treatment. Ababiku who was the most affected can now talk," Obore posted on the Parliament WhatsApp group.
He however revealed that the legislators lost all their valuables. The locals who gathered around the scene took off with the legislators' bags, shoes and phones.The cars are currently parked at Katwe police stations