A train crashed and killed Caroline Aturinda at Kinawataka Junction near the URA offices, only a few weeks before she was scheduled to graduate from the Law Development Centre (LDC).
Caroline Aturinda, one of the three victims who were crushed by a train in Nakawa was only a few weeks from her graduation at Law Development Centre (LDC).
In a post eulogising the late, Law Development Centre (LDC) said Aturinda was set to graduate on July 29, 2022.
“It is on a sad note that we announce the death of Aturinda Caroline. She died this morning in a train crash. Caroline was an LDC student due to graduate on 29th July 2022. May the LORD comfort her family during this difficult moment. RIP Caroline,” the LDC said in a tweet.
Aturinda was one of the three occupants of a Mercedes Benz registration number UBJ 053N that was crushed by a train at the Level Crossing railway in Nakawa Division, Kampala on Sunday at around 3:30 am.
One of the occupants in the car died on the spot and the other was rushed to Mulago National Referral Hospital in critical condition after sustaining serious injuries.
The victims were identified as Norbert Tizikara, an architect, Ann Kabaya, a businesswoman, and Aturinde Caroline Ann, a student who was studying at Law Development Centre (LDC).
Responding earlier on to the accident, Faridah Nampiima, Public Relations Officer, Directorate Traffic and Road Safety said the accident occurred near the URA offices, Kinawataka junction.
In their statement, the Uganda Railways Corporation said investigations led by the police are still ongoing to establish how the incident happened.
“Our utmost cooperation (in the investigations) is guaranteed. We extend our deepest sympathies to the families of the victims of this unfortunate incident. We are also committed to ensuring safety of all road users who interface with our trains,” a statement from Uganda Railway said.