One person was killed and one injured in two separate accidents along the Kabale-Kisoro road in Rubanda district on Thursday.
Elly Maate the Kigezi regional police spokesman identified the deceased as Pius Arinaitwe, recipe a resident of Omukempu Murukoro village, pharmacy Muko Sub County in Rubanda district who was riding a Bajaj motorcycle registration number UEJ 359C.
Maate says Arinaitwe, while riding along the Kabale- Kisoro road in Muko trading centre, the motorcycle stand retracted causing him to lose control and fall off, hitting his head on the road.
Meanwhile another person only identified as Vienni, a turn-boy was seriously injured in another accident at Mukikona, Bubaare Sub County in Rubanda district, after a Scania semi-trailer registration number RAC 370/S failed to negotiate a corner and veered off the road turning upside down.
Maate says police are hunting for the vehicle’s driver who took off after the incident.