A resident of Kamunega Cell, Kaharo Sub County in Kabale District has been knocked dead in a motor accident.
The deceased has been identified as Verirano Kabarekye aged 54.
The incident happened at Nkumbura along Ntungamo road about 7am when fuel tanker, registration number KBM002K/ZF0291 M/Benz lost control before knocking a pedal cyclist, killing him on the spot.
The vehicle was loaded with crude oil from Mombasa facing Kigali in Rwanda.
Regional Police Spokesman Elly Matte has confirmed the incident saying the driver, Kirau Muneni has been rushed to Kabale Medical Center in critical condition while an inquiry vide TAR 100/2017 has been opened to establish the cause of the accident.