One killed in Kabale accident

By APN Reporter

Police in Kabale registered a fatal road accident involving a white motor vehicle with registration number UBE 821P, being driven by Muhwezi Andrew, 43, a resident of Nakakika village, Kitumba sub-county, Kabale district, and Mugisha Denis, 35, of Bushenyi town council, Bushenyi district. 

Kigezi regional police spokesperson Elly Maate says that this happened on the 7th of February 2023 at about 2130 hrs at Kitumba village near Kyamps Petro station along the Kabale Katuna highway in Kabale municipality and district.

He further revealed that it’s alleged that the driver was driving carelessly, hence knocking the pedestrian off the road.

Maate adds that the police were alerted, visited the scene led by the officer in charge of traffic police Assitant Superitendent of Police Baguma, the body was taken to the Kabale referral hospital mortuary for a postmortem, and the Motor vehicle was towed and parked at the Kabale Central police station yard pending an Inspector of vehicles inspection. 

The driver was detained after it was realized that he was driving under the influence of alcohol.