- March 17, 2021
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Traffic Police Officer Knocked Dead In Masaka Road Accident
A 31-year-old traffic police officer has been knocked dead in an accident that happened along the Kampala Masaka highway.
According to Lydia Tumushabe the Katonga region police spokesperson, the accident happened this morning at the Kampiringisa checkpoint involving a Motor Vehicle reg number UAX 542N, Toyota Harrier black in color being driven by a one, Charles Tuhimbise 60, resident of Makindye, who was coming from Kampala heading to Masaka.
According to eyewitnesses, he was driving at a high speed and on reaching the checkpoint lost control, overturned, and knocked two(2) police officers on duty who were on the opposite side.
One of the victims PC Alex Khakosi 31 yrs old traffic officer attached to Kamengo Police Station died on the spot while PC Elias Hasahya attached to FFU Kamengo taken to Mpigi Health Center iv in a critical condition.
The body of the deceased has been taken to Mulago for postmortem, and the ravaged vehicle towed to Kamengo parking yard as the suspect is in custody to help with inquiries.