Police in Rukungiri are investigating a fatal accident that claimed the life of a 61-year-old resident of Eastern Division Rukungiri Municipality
Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police spokesman has identified the deceased as Byabashija Zephrino 61 yrs a resident of Nyamayenje A cell Eastern division Rukungiri municipality, who was riding motorcycle registration number UER 100 C Bajaj boxer red in color who died after a short admission at Nyakibale
Maate narrates that this morning at Nyamayenje village at about 06:50 AM along Rukungiri Ntungamo road, motor vehicle registration number UAY 021 B Toyota Hiace white in color driven by Bashil Abdu Rashid 26 , a resident of Ntungamo cell 10 Ntungamo municipality in Ntungamo district knocked dead the ill-fated motorcyclist
Maate attributed the accident to reckless driving by the taxi driver.
The body o the deceased has been taken to Nyakibale hospital mortuary pending postmortem.
Both vehicles are impounded pending inspection as the driver of the said vehicle is in detention.