Kirungi Kadiri, the Chairman LC5 of Hoima District, has died in a road accident.
ASP Faridah Nampiima, the PRO Traffic and Road Safety Directorate, said the accident happened Friday at around 2200/C at Mataagi village, Bukomero Town council along Kampala – Hoima highway in Kiboga District.
“The incident claimed the lives of two people,” she said in a statement.
According to Nampiima, the accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAH 053Q (Prado Land Cruiser) and UBB 059Z (Fuso fighter).
“It is alleged that motor vehicle Reg No UBB 059Z which was travelling from Kampala to Kiboga side and being driven by a yet to be identified driver on reaching Mataagi bridge, tried to dodge a pothole.”
She went on: “The vehicle swerved off from its Lane onto its right-hand side, and met motor vehicle UAH 053Q which was heading to Kampala side from Hoima and being driven by Kirungi Kadiri, the Chairman LC5 Hoima District, making a head-on collision.”
Kirungi Kadiri and his escort, Police Constable Otim Bosco, died on spot.
The bodies of the deceased were conveyed to Kiboga hospital mortuary for a postmortem examination.
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