The Kabale territorial police have reported a tragic incident in which an unidentified adult male lost his life.
The incident occurred on the morning of November 3, 2023, around 30:00 hours, at Kyobugombe Trading Center in Kaharo sub-county along the Kabale-Mbarara highway. It involved a trailer with the registration number RAE128E/RL3057 and a motorcycle with the registration number UEE 967E, which was being ridden by the unidentified deceased.
It is alleged that the motorcyclist was traveling from Kabale towards Muhanga when he collided with a stationary vehicle that had experienced mechanical issues the previous day at noon.
The scene was examined by Asp Mucunguzi, the Officer in Charge of Traffic in Kabale, and their team. The deceased’s body was transported to Kabale Referral Hospital for a postmortem examination.
The motorcycle has been parked at Kabale Central Police Station pending further investigation.
The stationary vehicle was left at the scene, but its number plates were removed. The driving license and COMESA (Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa) documents were taken by the police.
ASP Elly Mate, the Kigezi region spokesperson, asked anyone with information about the identity of the motorcycle rider to come forward and help with the identification process for the purpose of arranging a burial.
The investigation is currently ongoing.