one dies in Rubanda hit and Run accident


RUBANDA-Police in Rubanda registered a hit and run fatal accident where one person was confirmed dead.

The incident occurred on Saturday 29/10/2022 at around  8:30pm  at Rwabinyindo cell, Nyarurambi parish, Muko sub county along Kabale  Kisoro highway in Rubanda district.

Kigezi region police spokesperson  ASP Elly Maate noted that the accident Involved a Motor cycle reg no.UG 3732C boxer red in colour ridden by Alex Mugarura 31yrs Giso Rubanda town council, resident of Busenzi cell, Kigeyo ward, Rubanda T/c,  and passenger one Arinaitwe Valence 24yrs, of  Mukatoma cell, Nyaruhanga ward, Rubanda T/c, now deceased, plus other two mvs  but their‘s.not identified.

Police report  says while Mugarura was ridding his Motor cycle from Kisoro side heading to Kabale with Valence on board, he wanted to overtake a trailer, unfortunately the trailer knocked his motorcycle by its tail and he fell down with valence where another unidentified motor vehicle which was following them passed on valence around the abdomen leaving him with severe injuries and too much bleeding.

According to Maate Valence was then rushed to Muko HCIV from where he was pronounced dead.

Scene was visited by Asp Wakatuma Alamanzani DTO Rubanda and team, processed, postmortem done and body handed over to the relatives.police says

The Motor cycle is currently  parked at Rubanda police parking yard pending IOV inspection. Police says Inquiries have started.