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How a pothole claimed Hoima LCV boss, bodyguard

The territorial Police in Kiboga last evening registered a fatal accident at Mataagi village, Bukomero Town council along Kampala – Hoima highway in Kiboga District. The incident claimed lives of two people.  

The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UAH 053Q (Prado Land Cruiser) and UBB 059Z (Fuso fighter). 

It is alleged that motor vehicle Reg No UBB 059Z which was traveling from Kampala to Kiboga side and being driven by a yet to be identified driver on reaching Mataagi bridge, tried to dodge a pothole. The vehicle swerved off from it’s lane on to it’s right hand side, and met motor vehicle UAH 053Q which was heading to Kampala side from Hoima. It was being driven by Kadiri Kirungi, the Chairman, LC5, Hoima District. The head-on collision killed Kirungi and his escort, PC Bosco Otim.

Traffic and Road Safety Spokesperson Faridah Nampiima confirmed the incident. Nampiima says that the bodies of the deceased were conveyed to Kiboga hospital mortuary for postmortem examination.  

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