Rukungiri tragic accident kills pedestrian and driver


Two people have been confirmed dead after being involved in a motor vehicle accident.

The accident occurred on Thursday 11/05/2023 at about 19:50pm at Rukungiri Town Park

Elly maate kigezi region police spokesperson said the incident involved motor vehicles UBD 667H Fuso Fighter Silver and blue,UBG 354J Sienta Silver UFR 849V and Bajaj  boxer CT Red in colour.

Maate identified the deceased as Tukamuhebwa Annet aged 48yrs resident of Nyeruharo cell Kyatooko parish and,the Driver of Fuso Fighter one Ezra Beinomugisha aged 40yrs  resident of Rwobusisi Nyamayenje zone.

Police statement says It’s alleged that,motor vehicle registration number UBD 667H fuso fighter Lost control while on the main from Sena hotel, slopped down and first knocked a stationary parked Sienta UBG 354J  and proceeded knocked a stationary parked bike UFR 849V CT Bajaj and proceeded later knocked the pedestrian dead at the spot one Annet and rested on a building.

Police was alerted, scene visited by DTO Rukungiri IP Tibeijuka and the team, bodies were taken to Nyakibale hospital for postmortem vehicles  parked at police pending iov inspection.

Police said Primarily cause of the accident was a mechanical fault.