By Grant Ahumuza
Police in Kabale are hunting for a driver who knocked a pedal cyclist in a hit and run accident.
The victim Twinomujuni Fred 45 years of Kitojo village Ntungamo parish Ruhija sub county Rubanda district was knocked by motor vehicle reg. no UAS 598S Toyota Premio driven by yet to be identified person because he is on the run.
The Kigezi region police spokes person Elly Matte told www.mknewslink.com reporter that the incident happened on 25/06/2020 at around 14:00 hours at Mwanjari Market along Kabale Katuna highway when both the vehicle and victim were from town heading towards Katuna and was knocked from behind.
Mate added that after the accident , the wreck less driver took off and hid the vehicle in Kikungiri university hill in someone’s home where it has been recovered by police.
The victim was pronounced dead on arrival in Kabale referral hospital where he had been rushed for treatment.
Inquiries are underway to establish the likely cause of the accident and the case was registered at Kabale main police station under reference number TAR 13/2020.
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