Police has spoken out on a fatal hit and run accident that involved an known vehicle and driver of the motor vehicle registration number UBJ 255S T/Sienta.
It is said that the accident happened to 19th Dec 2021 at around 03330 /c along Kampala -Jinja highway.
However,Police revealed that they still hunting for the two drivers that scratched the deceased vehicle and another that knocked Patricia dead as police statement reads below;
” Territorial Police at Mukono are investigating a fatal hit and run accident involving an unknown vehicle and the driver of a motor vehicle registration number UBJ 255S T/Sienta (white in color) identified as Patricia Nabugabo .
This happened at Jomayi Nantabulirwa on the 19th Dec 2021 at around 0030/c along Kampala-Jinja highway.
It’s alledged that an unknown vehicle allegedly scratched the vehicle (particulars identified above). The driver then stopped and got out to check around her car. That’s when another an unknown vehicle knocked her to death . There was no shooting involved as alleged by various social media posts .
However, we have retrieved the CCTV footages and the hunt for the two drivers, the one that first scratched her vehicle and the one that knocked her dead is on.
We want to urge all road users, that where you get challenges on the road, park on the safe side of the road to avoid incidents like this one.
The body was taken to City mortuary for postmortem.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the deceased.
Further inquiries are at hand.
ASP Faridah Nampiima
PRO, Traffic and Road Safety