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Driver in trouble for knocking Motorcycle rider dead


Driver in trouble for knocking Motorcycle rider dead

Police at Old Kampala are investigating a fatal accident that happened at about 6:45am this morning on Hoima Road, Bukesa traffic lights.

It is alleged that Ismah Lubega, 26, a driver and resident of Maganjo in Wakiso District, was driving motor vehicle UBK 565B recklessly according to eye witnesses, when he knocked a motorcycle registration number UFA 380B ridden by Geoffrey Tumuheirwe, 27. Tumuheirwe died on the spot.

ASP Luke Owoyesigyire the PRO KMP says the police responded early enough and the body of the deceased person was conveyed to Kampala Capital City Authority mortuary at Mulago for a post mortem.

The driver however did not stop until he was intercepted by police and some riders. He was arrested and the vehicle towed to Old Kampala Police Station where he is also detained.

Owoyesigyire called for calm and patience among the boda boda riders to allow police find out whether the allegations made about the cause of the accident are true or not.

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