Fuel tanker overturns, kills one


Police in Kabale district is investigating an accident that led to the death of a 54 year pedal cyclist.

The deceased was identified as, Vereriano Kabareke, a resident of Kamunoga cell in Kaharo Sub County Kabale district, who was killed after a driver of a Kigali bound fuel tanker registration KBM002K/ZF0291M, lost control and fell on him. The incident occurred yesterday at Nkumbura, along the Kabale-Ntungamo road.

The driver of the ill-fated vehicle, Muneni Kirau, from Kenya, from Kenya,who was removed from the vehicle after cutting it, is admitted at Kabale regional referral hospital in critical condition.

The Kigezi Region Police Spokesperson, Elly Maate confirms the incident and says that investigation into the matter is ongoing.


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