Mao, flanked by the party’s national youth deputy coordinator Moses Bigirwa and the western regional representative Herbert Rutagwera, was heading for a fundraising function at at Kinanira Catholic Parish, Kisoro district.
A Land Cruiser VX brand car in which the DP top shots were traveling bumped into the rear of a trailer at around 6:30am at Rwentobo, Kayonza Sub-county, Ntungamo.
Mao told press at Ntungamo Police Station that all the car’s occupants escaped unhurt. He blamed the accident on mist and the trailer which lacked reflectors and rear lights.
Ntungamo District Police commander Francis Kabera said Mao had recorded a statement and investigations into the incident had commenced.
This is the latest in a spate of accidents that have injured and killed high profile Ugandans.
Just a few weeks ago Rubabo MP, Paula Turyahikayo, fractured her arms and limbs in accident in Rukungiri.