Driver Killed In Nyarushanje-Kisiizi Road Accident

Rukungiri District | The Black Examiner – The accident occurred in Nyarushanje-Kisiizi area of Rukungiri District, resulting in one fatality. The victim, Akanyamba Kato Joseph (23), a resident of Butungwa Village in Kisiizi Parish, Nyarushanje Sub county, lost his life in the incident. The accident involved an Isuzu Elf with license plate UAU 445D. The collision happened on August 13, 2023, at around 2:30 PM in Kasooni village.

The Isuzu Elf, which was transporting 100 bags of cement, was en route from Nyarushanje Trading Center to Kisiizi. It lost control due to excessive speed, leading to a collision with a eucalyptus tree. Tragically, Joseph did not survive the crash. However, the two passengers on board escaped unharmed.

Elly Maate, the spokesperson for Kigezi Region Police, stated that Corporal Oketayot Micheal and his team visited the scene. The deceased’s body was transported to Kisiizi hospital mortuary for a postmortem examination. The bags of cement were returned to the owner, while the damaged vehicle was taken to Kisiizi Police Post for inspection by the Inspectorate of Vehicles (IOV).


The accident was attributed to the driver’s excessive speeding, according to police



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