By Hannah Marion Namukasa
Galaxy Fm co director and Chief Executive Officer Kamugisha Pius has on Saturday night died in a nasty car crash at Nakigala along the Entebbe Kampala Express highway.
According to the spokesperson Traffic and Road Safety ASP Faridah Nampiima, The accident involved motor vehicle registration number UG 0382D (Toyota Hilux) that was being driven by LT Col Byaruhabga 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 both 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.” Said Nampiima
The driver sustained serious head injuries and arm fracture by observation. He died on the way as he was being rushed to Mulago hospital.
Nampiima attributed the cause of the accident has been attributed to reckless driving and drink driving saying that some Bottles of Alcohol were recovered from the vehicle of the deceased
The body of the deceased was conveyed to Mulago mortuary.