By Our Reporter
Police has explained how city businessman Pius Kamugisha met his gruesome death in an accident.
Mr. Pius Kamugisha died on Saturday in a fatal accident at Nakigala along the Entebbe Kampala Express highway.
According to Police, the accident happened on the 22.10.2022 at around 2200/C.
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The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UG 0382D (Toyota Hilux) that was being driven by LT Col Byaruhagaba Ephraim *I.O* *1st* *Div* *Kakiri* and motor vehicle registration number UBK 320P Benz black driven by Kamugisha Pius whom we have established to be the C.E O of Galaxy FM and a resident of Senge Wakiso who died on the way to hospital.
It’s alleged that the two drivers of both motor vehicles UBK 320P Benz and UG 0382D were from Entebbe side heading to Busega side via Entebbe-Kampala Expressway and towards Nakigalala at Kilometer 10, the driver of UBK 320P who was speeding decided to overtake MV UG which was driving in the outer lane at a short distance, in the process, he knocked MV UG 0382D on rear light on the driver’s side, continued by scratching the driver’s door and then hit off the side mirror. Kamugisha, the deceased lost control and knocked the middle concrete barrier, the vehicle crossed back to the outer lane, rolled to the trench then overturned several times up to the resting position approximately 600m from the point of impact.
The driver sustained serious head injuries and arm fracture by observation. He died on the way as he was being rushed to Mulago hospital.
The cause of the accident has been attributed to reckless driving and drink driving (as some Bottles of Alcohol were recovered from the vehicle of the deceased)
Kamugisha will be buried on Wednesday in Ibanda in western Uganda.