By Spy Uganda
Kampala: The territorial traffic police at Kajjansi have registered a fatal accident at Nakigala along the Entebbe Kampala Express highway which happened on 22.10.2022 at around 2200/C.
Police revealed that the accident involved motor vehicle registration number UG 0382D (Toyota Hilux) driven by LT Col Byaruhabga Ephraim and motor vehicle registration number UBK 320P Benz black driven by Kamugisha Pius.
According to police, Kamugisha is the CEO of Galaxy FM and a resident of Senge Wakiso who died on the way to the hospital.
It’s alleged that the drivers of both motor vehicles UBK 320P Benz and UG 0382D were from Entebbe side heading to Busega side via Entebbe-Kampala Expressway and towards Nakigalala at Kilometer 10, the driver of UBK 320P who was speeding decided to overtake MV UG which was driving in the outer lane at a short distance.
In the process, he knocked MV UG 0382D on the rear light on the driver’s side, continued by scratching the driver’s door and then hit off the side mirror.
Kamugisha, the deceased lost control and knocked the middle concrete barrier, the vehicle crossed back to the outer lane, rolled to the trench then overturned several times up to the resting position approximately 600m from the point of impact.
The driver sustained severe head injuries and arm fractures by observation. He died on the way as he was being rushed to Mulago hospital.
The cause of the accident has been attributed to reckless driving and drunk driving (as some Bottles of Alcohol were recovered from the vehicle of the deceased)
The body of the deceased was conveyed to Mulago mortuary.