The incident occurred in Bunyereri Village, Kiziho Cell in the morning of Monday 3rd October 2022.
The Executive Secretary of Nyakabuye Sector, Innocent Kimonyo has told IGIHE that they learnt about the accident around 5:45 a.m upon information provided by a resident.
The ambulance was moving from Mibilizi Hospital to Nyakibingo Health Center in Butare Sector.
People onboard the ambulance include three medical doctors, a three-year old child born to one of them, a domestic worker who looked after the child and the driver who survived with serious injuries.
“Five people have died. Only the driver survived the accident with serious injuries and is admitted at Mibilizi Hospital,” said Kimonyo.
Sources reveal that the ambulance swerved off the road and overturned until it reached a marshland at the hill’s base.