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Police Troop Carrier Truck Rams Car, Kills One Person

Last night a personal carrier truck belonging to Uganda police force has been involved in a head on collision with a private car killing the driver instantly at Kitega along Kampala-Jinja highway.

According to police, the truck registration number UP 2372 of a STEYAR make was being driven by one Sergeant Tezita Elliott and was coming from Moroto to Kampala.

The other vehicle in the fatal accident was a Subaru Forester number UAV 906J which was from Kampala to Lugazi.

“The driver of Police truck didn’t sustain any injuries, but that of Subaru died on spot and one victim rushed to Kawolo Hospital,” said Harriet Butoto in a statement.

The police area publicist said that officer in charge of traffic police visited the scene and towed the Subaru to the station.

“The police truck is still at the scene but will be dispatched from Kampala to Lugazi for further management,” Butoto added.

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