ENTEBBE – One person has died in an accident along Entebbe Road when a lorry failed to break and knocked two motorcycles, Kampala Metropolitan Police Spokesperson SP Patrick Onyango has confirmed.
According to Mr Onyango, the incident happened at Katale , Lweza, Entebbe Highway at about 12:45 hours on Wednesday, April 22.
“Its alleged that motor vehicle registration number UAY 988G Sino truck red in colour knocked two(02) motor cycles,” he said in a statement.
Mr Onyango further noted that the vehicle failed to brake and knocked dead a motorcycle rider with registration number UEL 809T Bajaj Boxer red in colour.
“The deceased motorcyclist has been identified as Kiyenge Tony aged 43 years a resident of seguku in Wakiso District,” reads an excerpt.
He added that, “The other rider of motorcycle registration number UEG 524G Bajaj Boxer red in colour identified as Nabongo Denis and resident of Ndejje in Wakiso escaped with no injuries.”
Mr Onyango said the cause of accident is suspected to be reckless driving by the driver of the motor vehicle.
“The driver of the vehicle is still at large.The body was taken to city mortuary Mulago for postmortem,” said Onyango.
The vehicle and the two motor cycles are parked at Police yard pending inspection as investigations continues he added.