Secondary School Teacher Killed in Rubanda Accident

Rubanda District | THE BLACK EXAMINER | Police in Rubanda district have reported a fatal road accident that claimed the life of a 35-year-old secondary school teacher.

The deceased has been identified as Tumukunde Zefurino, a teacher at Nyabikoni Secondary School in Kabale municipality and a resident of Mukasa village, Nyarurambi parish, Muko sub-county, Rubanda district.

According to ASP Elly Maate, the Kigezi region police spokesperson, the tragic accident happened on 03/11/2023 at around 19:30 hrs at Harutenga along Kabale-Kisoro road in Rubanda district, where Motor Vehicle reg no UAX 473M T/premio, white in color, driven by Rwigyema Fred, 71 years old, a Mukiga businessman and a resident of Murore A, Nyakabungo ward, Rubanda town council in Rubanda district, collided with a Motorcycle reg no UDE 703D Koremoto, red in color, which was being ridden by the deceased.

Additionally, Maate revealed that the accident was caused by reckless driving by the motor vehicle driver, who drove recklessly and inconsiderately by leaving his lane and occupying the opposite lane from where he collided head-on with the oncoming motorcyclist.

Maate told our reporter that the scene was visited, documented, and both the motor vehicle and the motorcycle were towed from the scene and parked at Rubanda police pending IOV inspection.

Maate further confirmed that efforts to arrest the driver, who is on a run, are underway, and a postmortem will be conducted. The fatal accident was registered at Rubanda CPS under reference number TAR 065/2023.

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