PEDESTRIAN KNOCKED DEAD BY SPEEDING VEHICLE IN KABALE
By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kabale district are investigating circumstances under which a motor vehicle knocked dead unidentified man adult Pedestrian.
According to the Kigezi Regional Police Spokesperson ASP Elly Maate, the hit and run fatal accident involving unknown motor vehicle occurred today the 6th of November,2022 at about 03:30am at Omukirindi Butobere along Kabale Mbarara highway in Kabale District
Maate told journalists today that the main Cause of the accident was not yet established.
Police were notified, visited the scene, body removed and taken to Kabale referral hospital mortuary for postmortem.
The case of hit and run accident was registered at Kabale Central Police station under reference number TAR 115/2022.
Road accidents are on rise especially during this period as the country approaches Christmas season.
From October 1 to October 29, there were 1,378 accidents reported on various highways throughout the nation, of which 227 were fatal, 705 were serious, and 446 were minor. There were 1,232 victims in these accidents, and 257 of them died and 975 were injured.