By Dorothy Nyambubi 

MASINDI: One person has been Wednesday afternoon knocked dead by a speeding vehicle.
The incident happened at Katama Cell in Central Division Masindi Municipality along Masindi – Kigumba road.

The deceased identified as Martin Okwanga 45, a resident of Kyamudikya village in Pakanyi sub-county Masindi district was carrying his two sons from school on a motorcycle Bajaj red in color registration number UDT 281Q before his death.

A speeding Sino truck vehicle belonging to one of the Chinese companies constructing Kigumba-Kyenjojo raod knocked the trio while negotiating a corner.

Aweku Edmond who is in senior six at Masindi secondary school one of the late’s sons who survived death but is currently nursing wounds at supreme medical centre, told ugreports that the driver did not show any sign of negotiating the corner at all while passing them.

Onlookers and residents of Katama and Kisarabwire cells decried over speeding and recklessness of the drivers of the Chinese construction companies.

By press time Uganda police force had evacuated the body to Masindi general hospital for postmortem and impounded the numberless Sino truck vehicle to aid their investigations.


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