By Ambrose Kweronda
One person was last night killed in Kisoro accident while other 6 sustained serious injuries.
According to Kigezi region police spokesperson Elly Maate, the fatal accident took place at around 8:00 pm on Sunday March 7th 2021, at Rugaaji village in Nyundo Sub County when the vehicle registration number UAD 506S overturned.
Elly Maate identified the deceased as Irinatwe Brian a former contestant for Kisoro Municipality Mayoral seat in just concluded election on National Unity Platform (NUP) ticket.
It’s reported that the vehicle was carrying footballers who were returning to Kisoro Town after a match in Bukimbiri Sub County.
Maate did not disclose the cause of the accident but said that the driver of the vehicle which is believed to have been over speeding lost control and the vehicle overturned.
The body of the deceased was taken to Kisoro Main Hospital mortuary pending postmortem before it’s handed over to the relatives for burial while the 6 injured are admitted at St. Francis hospital Mutolere.
Maate said that the case of fatal accident was registered at Kisoro Central Police Station under reference number TAR 10/2021 while the wreckage of the vehicle is parked for further investigation.