The manager of Vienna Guest House in Kekubo cell the Southern Division of Kabale Municipality on Wednesday evening died in a car accident at Nyakijumba valley along the Kabale – Mbarara road.
The deceased Odoman Mutesigensi hailed from Nyarukonkoromi in Kyanamira Sub County, Kabale district.
Elly Maate the Kigezi region Police Spokesperson says while driving a Toyota Premio registration number UAS 532S, Mutesigensi knocked and injured a yet to be unidentified vendor at Butobere junction in Nyakahita.
Maate says after the accident, Mutesigensi tried to flee the scene but accidentally hit the right side of a Fuso Fighter registration number UBA 049Y which was being driven by one Moses Arinitwe.
The Fuso was coming from the opposite direction, entering Kabale town.
Upon collision, both vehicles veered off the road and Mutesigensi died on spot.
The vendor knocked earlier however, escaped with injuries and was taken to Kabale regional Referral Hospital.
Mutesigensi’s body was taken to Kabale regional Referral Hospital mortuary for post-mortem.