Masaka Fuso Truck driver Perishes in Rukungiri accident


One person died on spot and another sustained injury in a road fatal accident that occurred at Ribumba village Bugangari sub county in Rukungiri district

The incident happened at around midnight on Monday 14/08/2023 .

ASP Elly Maate kigezi region police spokesperson identifies the deceased as a 50yrs old driver Musa Mulindwa a resident of Lukenke village Nyendo Masaka district and the injured as Richard Ndyomugyenyi  Businessman and Resident of Ribumba village Bugangari sub county Rukungiri.

It’s alleged that, on the 14/08/2023 at about 12:30am at the above address along Rukungiri Kanungu road motor vehicle reg no UBH 107L Fuso Fighter White in color, lost control after hitting road furniture the hump.

Then it hit the oncoming  motor cycle reg no UDZ 407A Bajaj Boxer Red in colour leaving its rider injured and finally overturned leaving the driver dead on spot.

Maate told journalists that the scene was visited by Cpl Oketayot Micheal and  party, the deceased delivered to  Rwakabengo Health centre mortuary for postmortem and the load the vehicle was carrying was handed over to the owner Mr Alex Habasa male adult aged 43yrs resident of Bikurungu Bugangari sub county Rukungiri district, while both vehicles parked at  police yard Pending IOV inspection.

Police’s Primarily report  attributes cause  of  the accident to over speeding.