The third Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for East African Affairs, Al Hajji Ali Kirunda Kivejinja has been involved in a motor accident at Magamaga, taken to Jinja hospital.
A family source revealed that Mr Kirunda is complaining of chest pain.
Yesterday, thirteen people, including 12 Tanzanian nationals, have been killed in a motor accident on Masaka Road.
In July 2016 at least 17 people were killed in a multi-vehicle accident on the highway, which leads to neighboring Rwanda and often has heavy trucks carrying imports from the Indian Ocean coast.
Deadly motor accidents are frequent in Uganda where roads and highways are narrow and often pot-holed.