The traffic police have commenced a hunt for an unknown motor vehicle (commuter taxi) which knocked a police officer dead.
The accident happened at the Bwaise Busega Stage along the northern bypass in Kawempe last night at around 21.15hrs.
The driver of the yet-to-be-identified car knocked Motorcycle registration number UP 7862 seriously injuring its rider NO 67649 PC Tumukunde Dickson, an officer attached to Kawempe Police Station while his colleague No 53429 PC Arinaitwe Anthony, attached to the same station who was riding on the same bike died on the way to Mulago hospital.
It’s alleged that the officers were on motorized patrol when an unidentified speeding taxi knocked them and continued.
The body of the deceased was conveyed to Mulago city mortuary for postmortem.
According to ASP Faridah Nampiima the PRO Traffic and Road Safety, they are checking through the CCTV cameras to identify the errant motor vehicle to bring the driver to book.