The three, affected person, emergence nurse and attendant, suffered the flames and died on the scene. The different two occupants (driver and a second attendant) escaped with extreme burns and are receiving medical consideration at Kibito Health Centre IV in Bunyangabu.
The affected person been recognized as Asaba Robert, 53, from Kasese district and the emergency nurse has been recognized as Peter Baluku, 36, of Bwera Government hospital. The driver Zamari Masereka, who’s being monitored in hospital after sustaining severe burns, is alleged to have tried saving the nurse and affected person however was overwhelmed by the fireplace.
Rwenzori West police spokesperson, Vincent Twesigye recognized the deceased.
“The incident happened along Kasese- Fort Portal road when an ambulance registration number UG 4191 M Toyota Land cruiser belonging to the Ministry of Health and attached to Kasese District Health Services, carrying a patient caught fire. Two people got burnt beyond recognition,” he stated.
The fireplace is suspected to have began across the oxygen tank however Bwera hospital administrator, Juliet Best Bakoko refuted the criticism saying that the automobile was in good situation.
“Our ambulance was in a superb situation. I am unable to inform what brought on the fireplace.”