A nine years old school girl was claimed in a fatal accident in Rukungiri district.
The incident occurred on Friday 13/10/2023 at around 5;pm at Omukashanda village Ruyonza parish Nyarushanje sub county in Rukungiri district.
ASP Elly Maate the Kigezi region police spokesperson identified the Deceased as Owomuhendo Maria female aged 9 years old a pupil at st Andrew’s primary school Nyarushanje resident of Omukishanda village Ruyonza parish Nyarushanje sub county rukungiri district.
According to Afande Maate the accident was reported byAsp wasswa Joshua aged 34 years old police officer attached to Rubabo police station resident of Rubabo police barracks Nyarushanje sub county Rukungiri district on phone.
Police report says that ,Its alleged that the deceased was being carried together with other two pupils on motor cycle Bajaj Boxer registration number UEB 887J red in color from school going back home and on the way the rider of the above motorcycle tried to over take a motor vehicle Fuso Fighter (tipper) registration number UBJ 619J, in the process he met another motor cycle coming from the opposite direction and collided with it. This made the deceased to fall off the motorcycle and died instantly.
Maate says that the Crime scene was visited by police officers from Rubabo police station
Body of the deceased was conveyed to Kisiizi hospital for postmortem
Both motor vehicles are parked at Rubabo police station pending IOV inspection
The suspects are on the run and efforts to apprehend them are on going.Inquiries are still ongoing