By Ambrose Kweronda
Police in Kanungu District are investigating circumstances surrounding a fatal accident that claimed lives of two people while others were critically injured.
The deceased; Omar Elsayed Mohammed Eldaghar aged 27 an Egyptian passenger died on spot and a pedestrian Kabatereine Simeon 49 of Rushasha village Mpungu in Kanungu died from the health center.
According to Elly Maate the Kigezi regional spokesperson ,the accident occurred last evening at about 5pm at Rushasha village along Mpungu-Butogota road.
He said that a vehicle knocked the pedestrian and veered off the road down a steep valley about 300 metres but was stopped by trees before it reached down the valley.
This involved motor vehicle reg. no UBE790D, Toyota super custom grey in color being driven by Kabanda Denis Emmanuel 37years.
“Hommel Laurenz aged 24years a German national who was a passenger and the driver are both admitted at Bwindi hospital but in stable condition and will be airlifted to Kampala today.”- Maate added.
Police immediately visited the scene, took the bodies to Bwindi hospital mortuary pending postmortem. The case of fatal accident has since been registered under reference number TAR 11/2021 to ascertain the cause of the accident as inquiries are ongoing
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